Published: 1st September 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Necronism. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/necronism. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].
the belief held among Astronists of the transtellationist school of thought that the location of a person’s death is significant to the constitution and wellbeing of their soul in the afterlife, especially regarding the processes of transtellation and cosmosis.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Astronecronism | ˈˈ astrəʊnɛkrɒnɪz(ə)m | noun
Astronecronist | ˈ astrəʊnɛkrɒnɪst | adjective & noun
Necronist | ˈ nɛkrɒnɪst | adjective & noun
Necronistic | ˈ nɛkrɒnɪstɪk | adjective
Necronistically | ˈ nɛkrɒnɪstɪk(ə)li | adverb
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the word necronism is formed through use of the prefix necro- which denotes death which, when conjoined with the suffix -ism comes to mean a belief, specifically a belief in the importance of the location of one’s death (cosmisation) and one’s state of mind and stellancy at this time as effecting one’s transtellation and cosmosis.
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