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Macrocosm   Listen
noun
Macrocosm  n.  The great world; that part of the universe which is exterior to man; contrasted with microcosm, or man. See Microcosm.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Macrocosm" Quotes from Famous Books



... relation of his own being to the great cosmos, and this stage of development may in the occult sense be termed a becoming aware of the relationship of the little world, the microcosm—that is, man himself—to the great world, the macrocosm. And when the occult student has struggled through to such cognition, he may then go through a new experience; he begins to feel himself united, as it were, with the entire cosmic structure, although he remains fully conscious of his ...
— An Outline of Occult Science • Rudolf Steiner

... man is the great central figure round which all things gyrate like marionettes; in fact, the anthropocentric era of Draper, which, strange to say, lives by the side of the telescope and the microscope. As man is of recent origin, and may end at an early epoch of the macrocosm, so before his birth all things revolved round nothing, and may continue to do so ...
— The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi • Richard F. Burton



Words linked to "Macrocosm" :   celestial body, cosmos, natural order, heavenly body, existence, extragalactic nebula, natural object, closed universe, estraterrestrial body



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