Cosmoplastic

Cos`mo*plas"tic

(k?z`m?-pl?s"t?k), a. [Gr. ko`smos the world + pla`ssein to form.] Pertaining to a plastic force as operative in the formation of the world independently of God; world-forming. "Cosmoplastic and hylozoic atheisms." Gudworth.
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Cos`mo*pol"i*tan

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Cos*mop"o*lite

(k?z-m?p"?-l?t), } n. [Gr. kosmopoli`ths; ko`smos the world + poli`ths citizen, po`lis city: cf. F. cosmopolitain, cosmopolite.] One who has no fixed residence, or who is at home in every place; a citizen of the world.
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Cos`mo*pol"i*tan

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Cos*mop"o*lite

, } a. 1. Having no fixed residence; at home in any place; free from local attachments or prejudices; not provincial; liberal.
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In other countries taste is perphaps too exclusively national, in Germany it is certainly too cosmopolite.
Sir W. Hamilton.
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2. Common everywhere; widely spread; found in all parts of the world.
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The Cheiroptera are cosmopolitan.
R. Owen.
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