Published: 1st September 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Astrition. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/astrition. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].
the practice of accurately predicting the occurrence of an astronomical event without technological or scientific aid, instead citing one’s connection to the astronomical world by way of astronality as the basis of such an ability.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Astritional | əˈ strˈ ɪʃ(ə)nəl | adjective
Astritionally | əˈ strˈ ɪʃ(ə)nəli | adverb
Astritionism | əˈ strˈ ɪʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m | noun
Astritionist | əˈ strˈ ɪʃ(ə)nɪst | adjective & noun
Astritionistic | əˈ strˈ ɪʃ(ə)nɪstɪk | adjective
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the word astrition is formed from the use of the prefix astri- as an alternative form of the prefix astro- conjoined to the suffix -tion which denotes an action; as a result, a broad term is made that denotes “action in relation to or as involving the astronomical world and its phenomena.”
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