What is the antonym of “cosmic”?
The antonyms of cosmic are terrestrial, earthly, and local. The antonyms describe things that are related to the earth or a specific place, rather than the universe or outer space.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Relating to the earth or its inhabitants.
The terrestrial environment is different from the aquatic environment.
Belonging to or characteristic of the physical world as opposed to the spiritual one.
His concerns were more earthly than spiritual.
Belonging or relating to a particular area or neighborhood, typically exclusively so.
The local community was outraged by the proposed changes.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Terrestrial refers to things related to the earth or its inhabitants.
- 2Earthly refers to things related to the physical world, as opposed to the spiritual one.
- 3Local refers to things related to a particular area or neighborhood.
Good things to know
- 1Science: Use terrestrial to describe things related to the earth's surface or its inhabitants.
- 2Philosophy: Use earthly to distinguish between physical and spiritual aspects of life.
- 3Geography: Use local to describe things related to a specific area or neighborhood.