Cosmos and World


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Cosmos noun – The whole body of things observed or assumed.
Usage example: an essay that ponders the place of humankind in the vast cosmos

World is a synonym for cosmos in universe topic. In some cases you can use "World" instead a noun "Cosmos", when it comes to topics like matter, nature, space. popular alternative
Nearby Word: cosmic
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World noun – The celestial body on which we live.
Usage example: worried about the effects of pollution on the world

Cosmos is a synonym for world in matter topic. You can use "Cosmos" instead a noun "World", if it concerns topics such as universe, planet. popular alternative
Nearby Words: worldly, worldling
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  • Series / Cosmos aka: Cosmos A Spacetime Odyssey While Carl Sagan points out the folly of radical, fanatical nationalism compared to loyalty to the species, planet and cosmos, there's never really any call to a unified world government, rather hoping for the world to cooperate better.
  • Child Soldiers COSMOS (Children of Soldier Machine Organic System) was filled out with children kidnapped by the CIA from around the world.
  • He wound up ascending to godhood after slaying a god with an Elder God Artifact (The Elder Sword) as revenge for the gods basically wrecking his world, and then left his world to walk the cosmos.
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