- 1The universe seen as a well-ordered whole: he sat staring deep into the void, reminding himself of his place in the cosmosMore example sentences
- In this time there arose a widespread belief in the Heat Death of the Universe, the idea that the cosmos as a whole would eventually fizzle out just as a bouncing ball gradually dissipates its energy and comes to rest.
- For a pagan Platonist its particularity seemed scandalously incompatible with divine immutability and with a universal operation of providence in the cosmos as a whole.
- We respond to the luminous revelations of small transcendences rather than the ungraspable miracles of the universe or the cosmos.
- 1.1A system of thought: the new gender-free intellectual cosmosMore example sentences
- Hinduism is a subtle, complex, multi-dimensional spiritual cosmos.
- There were materialists who wholly denied the existence of that unseen spiritual cosmos of transmigration.
- Such a reading must highly qualify, if not disallow, any notion of a sacred cosmos.
Middle English: from Greek kosmos 'order or world'.
- An ornamental plant of the daisy family with single dahlialike flowers. Native to tropical America, it is widely grown as an ornamental.
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- Genus Cosmos, family Compositae
- Plant members of the daisy family, cosmos and yarrow to encourage beneficials.
- Goldfinches also feed on the seed of goldenrod, coreopsis, cosmos, zinnias, dandelions and other weedy plants.
- Geraniums, dianthus, cosmos, sweet peas and even fuchsias are also popular.
from Greek kosmos in the sense 'ornament'.