noun acos·mism \(ˈ)ā-ˈkäz-ˌmi-zəm\
variants: or



Definition of acosmism



  1. :  a theory that denies that the universe possesses any absolute reality or that it has any existence apart from God — compare pantheism

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Origin and Etymology of acosmism

German akosmismus, from a- 2a- + kosmos cosmos + -ismus -ism — more at cosmos

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a trip made at another's expense

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