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Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Vesperism. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].


noun  Astroeschatology

one of two choices presented to humanity in Astronism during the Twilightide entailing both an embracement of humanity’s predetermination as well as its immersion into scope and stellancy so as to embark upon transcension and the struggle for Ultimation. Contrasted with evenfall.


Vesperist | ˈ vɛspərɪst | adjective & noun
Vesperistic | ˈ vɛspərɪstɪk | adjective
Vesperistically | ˈ vɛspərɪstɪk(ə)li | adverb


Astro-English: from Astronese, the word vesperism is formed by the related words vesper and vespertine denoting “evening time” and conjoined to the suffix -ism comes to form the meaning “a belief in nightfall” which is metaphorically interpreted in order to denote a positive decision made by humanity at Twilightide.

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