Definition of cosmogonist in US English:

cosmogonist

noun

  • See cosmogony

    • ‘Cosmologists study the present universe, while cosmogonists study the origin of the universe.’
    • ‘A satisfactory description of such processes is still to be found despite the close attentions of many nebula cosmogonists.’
    • ‘Later cosmogonists discarded this theory mostly because it did not account for the greater angular momentum of the outer planets.’
    • ‘As such, they aid cosmogonists in trying to decipher how it all began.’
    • ‘It is true that the order-chaos theme is of interest to modern cosmogonists.’

Pronunciation

cosmogonist

/-nist/