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Published: 1st September 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Exonic contact. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/exonic-contact. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].
to come into communication with extraterrestrial life, especially those of an equal or higher intelligence to that of humanity.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix exo- denotes that which comes from “outside” or “from beyond” in order to mean extraterrestrial life and the use of the suffix -ic comes to form the adjective; coupling this adjective with the word contact results in the meaning “to successfully communicate with or to come into physical proximity to extraterrestrial life.”
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