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Published: 12th August 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Peregrinism. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 15th Aug 2021].


noun  Astrosoteriology

the belief that the evolution of humankind was predestined so that its exploration of the astronomical world and its transcension would eventually occur.


Peregrinationism | ˌ pɛrɪɡrɪˈ neɪʃənɪz(ə)m | noun
Peregrinist | ˌ pɛrɪɡrɪˈ nɪst | adjective & noun
Peregrinistic | ˌ pɛrɪɡrɪˈ nɪstɪk | adjective


Astro-English: from Astronese, the term peregrinism is based on the word peregrination denoting “a long journey” and when conjoined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief, meaning “a belief about or based on an extensive journey.”

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