Astronation

əˈstrɒneɪʃ(ə)n

Published: 2nd August 2020

noun

in the Astronist mystical tradition, spaceflight and space exploration considered as possessing both religious and philosophical benefit, especially when perceived as journeys to attain greater astronality, for the attainment of mystical states of being, or for the discovery of mystical items like the astronomical elixir.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

Astronative | əˈstrɒneɪtɪv | adjective
Astronator | əˈstrɒneɪtə | noun
Astronatively | ˈəˈstrɒneɪtɪvli | adverb

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astron-, denoting astronality and the astronomical world, combined with the suffix -ation denoting an action; meaning ‘journeying into the astronomical world.’

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