precosmical

cosmic

[koz-mik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the cosmos: cosmic laws.
2.
characteristic of the cosmos or its phenomena: cosmic events.
3.
immeasurably extended in time and space; vast.
4.
forming a part of the material universe, especially outside of the earth.
Also, cosmical.


Origin:
1640–50; < Greek kosmikós worldly, universal, equivalent to kósm(os) world, arrangement + -ikos -ic

cosmicality [koz-mi-kal-i-tee] , noun
cosmically, adverb
intercosmic, adjective
noncosmic, adjective
noncosmically, adverb
precosmic, adjective
precosmical, adjective
precosmically, adverb


3. immense, enormous, stupendous.
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cosmic (ˈkɒzmɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the whole universe: cosmic laws
2.  occurring or originating in outer space, esp as opposed to the vicinity of the earth, the solar system, or the local galaxy: cosmic rays
3.  immeasurably extended in space or time; vast
4.  rare harmonious
 
'cosmically
 
adv

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cosmic
1640s; see cosmos. Originally "of this world;" sense of "of the universe" is from 1874.
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cosmic   (kŏz'mĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to the universe or the objects in it.
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