Published: 2nd August 2020
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Siderealism. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/entry/siderealism. Last accessed: [date].
noun (also sidereal nomination)
the Astronist religious and cultural practice of designating a newborn baby with their own unique star or astronomical object (known as their sidereal guide) that is believed to signify good fortune when prayed, devoted, or contemplated on throughout that person’s life.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Siderealist | sʌɪˈdɪərɪəlɪz(ə)m | adjective & noun
Siderealistic | ˈwʌndəmɛntɔː | adjective
Siderealise | ˈwʌndəɪst | verb
Siderealising | ˈwʌndəɪst | present participle
Siderealised | ˈwʌndəɪst | past participle
Siderealisation | ˈwʌndəɪst | noun
Siderealiser | ˈwʌndəɪst | verb
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the word sidereal, denoting the stars, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief in the association of stars.’
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