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Published: 12th August 2021

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


noun  Astrosoteriology

the tendency instilled in human beings since the Controversion to revert to the state of Antipode, hence contravening the efforts of transcension.


Retrocedence | ˈ rɛtrəʊˈ siːd(ə)ns | adjective
Retrocedent | ˈ rɛtrəʊˈ siːd(ə)nt | adjective
Retrocedure | ˈ rɛtrəʊˈ siːdʒə | noun
Retrocession | ˈ rɛtrəʊˈ sɛʃ(ə)n | noun
Retrosedent | ˈ rɛtrəʊˈ siːd(ə)nt | adjective
Retrosedure | ˈ rɛtrəʊˈ siːdʒə | noun
Retrosession | ˈ rɛtrəʊˈ sɛʃ(ə)n | noun


Astro-English: in Astronese, the noun retrosedence is based on the inversion supersedence meaning to supplant or take the place of in terms of succeeding, hence to mean to return to a lesser state; this is applied to the context of Astronist soteriology when referring to humanity’s regression back to a state of Antipode.

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