cosmic

[k_ˈɒ_z_m_ɪ_k], [kˈɒzmɪk], [kˈɒzmɪk]

Antonyms for cosmic:

half-pint, lilliputian, teensy-weensy, teensy, minute, atomic, little bitty, minuscule, pocket, itty-bitty, weeny, fine, wee, dwarfish, diminutive, midget, dinky, miniature, teeny, shrimpy, smallish, micro, slight, subnormal, bantam, bitsy, tiny, pint-size, undersized, petite, puny, microminiature, teeny-weeny, toylike, bitty, microscopic, mini, infinitesimal, small, pocket-size, little, pygmy.


Definitions of cosmic:

  1.   inconceivably extended in space or time – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2.   Relating to or holding of the order of the universe, or the world as a part of it; co- extensive with a period in the history of the world; rising or setting with the sun; pertaining to cosmism. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   Alt. of Cosmical – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   Pertaining to the universe and the laws which govvern it; orderly, as opposed to chaotic; in astronomy, rising or setting with the sun, as a star. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5.   Relating to the world or visible nature; in astron., rising or setting with the sun. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   of or from or pertaining to or characteristic of the cosmos or universe; " cosmic laws"; " cosmic catastrophe"; " cosmic rays" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7.   Pertaining to the world or the universe. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Quotes for cosmic:

  1. The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations- each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony. – Ruth Bernhard
  2. It sounds really stupid, I hate making cosmic comments like this but, I just let it do what it wants to do. – Danny Elfman
  3. In order to make further progress, particularly in the field of cosmic rays, it will be necessary to apply all our resources and apparatus simultaneously and side -by -side; an effort which has not yet been made, or at least, only to a limited extent. – Victor Francis Hess
  4. The investigation into the possible effects of cosmic rays on living organisms will also offer great interest. – Victor Francis Hess
  5. According to the scientific naturalist version of cosmic history, nature is a permanently closed system of material effects that can never be influenced by something from outside- like God, for example. – Phillip E. Johnson
  6. I think about the cosmic snowball theory. A few million years from now the sun will burn out and lose its gravitational pull. The earth will turn into a giant snowball and be hurled through space. When that happens it won't matter if I get this guy out. – Bill Lee
  7. I demand for the unmarried mother, as a sacred channel of life, the same reverence and respect as for the married mother; for Maternity is a cosmic thing and once it has come to pass, our conversation must not be permitted to blaspheme it. – Ben Lindsey
  8. Wheels of fire, cosmic rich, full -bodied honest victories over desperation. – Thomas Merton
  9. My mission is a cosmic mission. My concern is for all of humanity, and not only this present world, but the world hereafter. My mission penetrates the past, present, and future, and encompasses all humanity. – Sun Myung Moon
  10. Science cannot tell theology how to construct a doctrine of creation, but you can't construct a doctrine of creation without taking account of the age of the universe and the evolutionary character of cosmic history. – John Polkinghorne
  11. Whitehead reacted strongly against the idea of God as a cosmic tyrant, one who brings about everything. – John Polkinghorne
  12. The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic. – Gertrude Stein
  13. Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver. – Alan Watts

Usage examples for cosmic:

  1. His view of Evil is not very consistent; but his final doctrine is that the object of the cosmic process is to exhibit the victory of Good over Evil, of Love over Hatred. ” – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  2. “ Arcot shot out a cosmic ray himself, and swept the Thessian with it thoroughly. ” – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  3. Belief in cycles, endlessly repeating themselves through cosmic ages, went by the board. ” – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  4. They were cosmic in scope. ” – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  5. It was a definite cosmic point, a geographical focus, which, to my eyes and understanding, was unreasonable, unsuitable, and inexplicable. ” – Edge of the Jungle by William Beebe
  6. An attempt to make the chain of causation into a cosmic law would involve just this sort of speculation. ” – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  7. The laws of the Universe are Cosmic – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  8. The advantage of the term is that it implies that they were on the point of developing, that they could " all but speak," were " trying to utter connected notes," were " but one step" behind flint axes, when some cosmic power said, " Hitherto shalt thou come and no further." ” – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  9. Shaw adopted this crusade of cosmic pity but adopted it very much in his own style, severe, explanatory, and even unsympathetic. ” – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  10. Society remains subject to the cosmic process, but the less as civilisation advances and ethical man is the more ready to combat it. ” – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  11. If the struggle for existence and the action of the environment have not succeeded in keeping man down to the level of the brute, it is because man has deliberately set himself to oppose the cosmic process and the blind forces, knowing nothing of right and wrong, pity or love, by which it effects the evolution of the brute. ” – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
  12. Of the Gods some are of the world, Cosmic and some above the world, Hypercosmic. ” – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  13. “ To use the Creative Process we must Affirm the Creative Power, that is to say, we must go back to the Beginning of the series and start with Pure Spirit, only remembering that this starting- point is now to be found in ourselves, for this is what distinguishes the individual Creative Process from the cosmic one. ” – The Creative Process in the Individual by Thomas Troward
  14. He is, so to say, one of the nerve- centres of cosmic experience. ” – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne
  15. Evolution, whatever it may be, is a cosmic process- and man is a link in a chain, or rather, a living member of a living universe. ” – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  16. Some sort of cosmic disaster that had blown a planet and its people into the fragments that now filled the Asteroid Belt? ” – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse
  17. Nothing, save an alleged subjective incapacity on the part of my opponent adequately to conceive of the fact of cosmic harmony as due to physical causation alone. ” – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  18. There, the economy of the infinite cosmic mechanism which binds and holds all manifestations of life in one harmonious whole was too apparent to even suggest the detachment of a single form of life from this whole, but with the civilized man it was different. ” – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  19. These arguments show very clearly that for the Greek theologians Christ is a cosmic principle, immanent in the world, though not confined by it; and that the scheme of salvation is regarded as part of the constitution of the universe, which is animated and sustained by the same Power who was fully manifested in the Incarnation. ” – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge

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