cosmic

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adjective cos·mic \ˈkäz-mik\
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cosmical

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Definition of cosmic

  1. 1a :  of or relating to the cosmos, the extraterrestrial vastness, or the universe in contrast to the earth alone <cosmic radiation>b :  of, relating to, or concerned with abstract spiritual or metaphysical (see metaphysical 2) ideas <cosmic wisdom>

  2. 2 :  characterized by greatness especially in extent, intensity, or comprehensiveness <a cosmic thinker> <a book of cosmic significance>

cosmically

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Examples of cosmic in a sentence

  1. The discovery caused a cosmic shift in people's views of the world.

  2. <predicted that the war would forever be regarded as a cosmic error>

Origin and Etymology of cosmic

Greek kosmikos, from kosmos order, universe


First Known Use: 1685


COSMIC Defined for English Language Learners

cosmic

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adjective cos·mic \ˈkäz-mik\

Definition of cosmic for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the universe or outer space

  • : relating to spiritual matters

  • : very large or important


COSMIC Defined for Kids

cosmic

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adjective cos·mic \ˈkäz-mik\

Definition of cosmic for Students

  1. :  of or relating to the whole universe



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