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Published: 1st September 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Exonormal. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/exonormal. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].
1 a category of events and phenomena in which observation of or interaction with extraterrestrial beings is central.
2 abilities and phenomena associated with extraterrestrial beings that aren’t necessarily supernatural.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Exonormalism | ˈ ɛksəʊˈ nɔː m(ə)lɪz(ə)m | noun
Exonormalist | ˈ ɛksəʊˈ nɔː m(ə)lɪst | adjective & noun
Exonormality | ˈ ɛksəʊˈ nɔː m(ə)lɪti | noun
Exonormally | ˈ ɛksəʊˈ nɔː m(ə)li | adverb
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix exo- denotes that which comes from “outside” or “from beyond” in order to mean extraterrestrial life; conjoining this to the word normal means to contrast the phenomena of extraterrestrial life from human activity, hence exonormal is the consideration of all phenomena involving extraterrestrial life collectively.
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