cosmic

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See also: còsmic

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cosmos +‎ -ic

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cosmic (comparative more cosmic, superlative most cosmic)

  1. Of or from or pertaining to the cosmos or universe.
  2. Characteristic of the cosmos or universe; inconceivably great; vast.
    cosmic speed
    • 1874, John Tyndall, "Inaugural Address before the British Association", in Popular Science, October 1874, page 683
      The human understanding, for example—the faculty which Mr. Spencer has turned so skillfully round upon its own antecedents—is itself a result of the play between organism and environment through cosmic ranges of time.
  3. (astronomy, dated) Rising or setting with the sun; not acronycal.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cosmique.

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cósmic m or n (feminine singular cosmică, masculine plural cosmici, feminine and neuter plural cosmice)

  1. cosmic

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