microcosmic microcosmic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or characteristic of a microcosm

Usage(s):

  1. But somehow everything's still in there: this funny, close-focus coming-of-age story is also a huge, swirling, microcosmic novel of power, death, and love.
  2. There is a temptation to look for microcosmic America in its population center.
  3. Feinting and fighting, the two engage in their own mixed-up, microcosmic version of the war.

News

  • Spirituality in the Third Millennia Championed by New Christian Book

    Samuel A. Nigro conceives the macrocosmic connections to the works of microcosmic man and therein finds reason for human love—Resulting is an audacious free spirited culture of spiritual living. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/SamuelANigroMD/TheSouloftheEarth/prweb10843607.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "I would be so happy if those shows went off the air. It is a huge problem in our business -- this microcosmic analysis and elevation of people who are just witless and talentless, or people with talent, like Lindsay Lohan, who struggle,"...
    on Jun 16, 2009 By: Alec Baldwin Source: AFP

  2. "She has Britney Spears' hair and Jessica Simpson's inappropriate wardrobe. This is just a microcosmic example of the over-sexualization of young girls and children. Even though she's not really a child, she looks like one," said Ricci.
    on Aug 18, 2006 By: Christina Ricci Source: andPOP

  3. "I've always used some sort of vocal element if I could, working samples and such, but on a microcosmic level I didn't want to be limited to using samples anymore," RJD2 says in a phone interview from New York. "I've been looking at the...
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: RJD2 Source: Detroit Free Press

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