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Published: 12th August 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Cicatrix. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 15th Aug 2021].


noun  Astrosoteriology

a scar on humanity’s condition caused by disproximity to the astronomical world as a result of the Controversion and is often characterised as a kind of regression back to the state of Antipode.


Cicatric | sɪkəˈ trɪk | adjective
Cicatrical | sɪkəˈ trɪkəl | adjective
Cicatrically | sɪkəˈ trɪkəli | adverb
Cicatricial | sɪkəˈ trɪʃ(ə)l | adjective
Cicatrices | sɪkəˈ trʌɪsiːz | plural


Astro-English: the word cicatrix from Middle English is used to refer to a scar and in the context of the soteriology of Astronism, is used to denote scars caused by the Controversion.

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