cosmos

Part of speech: noun

The universe as a system; any complete system.

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Usage examples "cosmos":

  1. For the maker of the Cosmos, as they see him, wants noticing too; he is fond of the deference and attention that simians pay him, and naturally he will be angry if it is withheld;- or if he is not, it will be most magnanimous of him. - "This Simian World", Clarence Day Jr..
  2. If we understood all about that, the cosmos would have no secrets from us. - "The Flying Legion", George Allan England.
  3. He insists that orthodoxy is the best conceivable guardian of liberty, for the somewhat far- fetched reason that no believer in miracles would have such " a deep and sincere faith in the incurable routine of the cosmos" as to cling to the theory that men should not have the liberty to work changes. - "G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study", Julius West.