What does macrocosm mean?

Definitions for macrocosmˈmæk rəˌkɒz əm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word macrocosm.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. universe, existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosm(noun)

    everything that exists anywhere

    "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"


  1. macrocosm(Noun)

    A complex structure, such as a society, considered as a single entity that contains numerous similar, smaller-scale structures.

  2. macrocosm(Noun)

    (used absolutely) The universe.

  3. Origin: From macrocosmus, formed from μακρός + κόσμος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Macrocosm(noun)

    the great world; that part of the universe which is exterior to man; -- contrasted with microcosm, or man. See Microcosm

  2. Origin: [Macro- + Gr. the world: cf. F. macrocosme.]


  1. Macrocosm

    "Macrocosm" is the 54th episode of Star Trek: Voyager, the 12th episode of the third season. The title borrows the philosophical term macrocosm, definable as a larger world that mirrors what exists in a miniature world, or microcosm.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Macrocosm

    mak′ro-kozm, n. the great world: the whole universe:—opp. to Microcosm.—adj. Macrocos′mic. [Gr. makros, long, kosmos, world.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of macrocosm in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of macrocosm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Scott:

    Security by design is a mandatory prerequisite to securing the IoT macrocosm, the Dyn attack was just a practice run

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