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cosmogeny

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Pronunciation: /kɒzˈmɒdʒəni
 
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Definition of cosmogeny in English:

noun (plural cosmogenies /kɒzˈmɒdʒəniz/)

The origin or evolution of the universe.
Example sentences
  • One of the things I don't like about his book is that it begins by outlining a mythic cosmogeny, a mythic beginning of the universe, and then dismissing it in favour of the scientific world view, as though one is redundant.
  • In Hindu cosmogeny, all things proceed toward perfection in cycles of repeated incarnations.
  • Then there is another figure in which the entropy lines for cosmogeny are traced.

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