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Published: 12th August 2021

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


noun  Astrosoteriology

emphasis placed on or fervent belief in the scope of man doctrine, especially among some Astronists and some established schools of thought.


Scopicentric | skəʊpisɛntrɪk | adjective
Scopicentrically | skəʊpisɛntrɪkəli | adverb
Scopicentrism | skəʊpisɛntrɪz(ə)m | noun
Scopist | skəʊpɪst | adjective & noun
Scopistic | skəʊpɪstɪk | adjective
Scopocentric | skəʊpəʊsɛntrɪk | adjective
Scopocentrically | skəʊpəʊsɛntrɪkəli | adverb
Scopocentrism | skəʊpəʊsɛntrɪz(ə)m | noun


Astro-English: in Astronese, the noun scopism is based on the term scope through the adjoining of the suffix -ism denoting a belief, meaning “belief in scope and the scope of man”, especially belief that is particularly zealous or that emphasises this doctrine in particular.

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