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Published: 1st September 2021

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


noun  Astroeschatology

the theoretical framework established by Cometan to deal with the prospect of desolation, especially with regards to how this effects Astronist eschatology and astrosoteriology.


Desolatological | ˈ dɛs(ə)latɒlədʒɪk(ə)l | adjective
Desolatologically | ˈ dɛs(ə)latɒlədʒɪkli | adverb
Desolatologist | ˈ dɛs(ə)latɒlədʒɪst | noun


Astro-English: from Astronese, the word desolation is used in the context of the debate on extraterrestrial life’s existence in Astronism to denote “a cosmos without life except that on Earth”, and with the addition of the suffix -ology, denoting “an area of study”, altogether this means “the study of the prospect of a cosmos devoid of life.”

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