Definition of macrocosm:
humankind, nature, initiation, earthly concern, innovation, cosmos, population, creation, nature, totality, man, humanity, universe of discourse, founding, domain, globe, whole, mankind, populace, public, reality, world, creative activity, institution, humans, human race, worldly concern, conception, being, beingness, introduction, cosmea, part, universe, matter, origination, human beings, instauration, earth, existence, foundation.
It was the best relief his feelings could have had; for the sullen gloom, alternated with bursts of flame, invasions of horrid uproar, and long wailing blasts of tyrannous wind, gave him his own mood to walk in; met his spirit with its own element; widened, as it were, his microcosm to the expanse of the macrocosm around him.- "David Elginbrod", George MacDonald.
Man was an epitome of all this; and as the functions of the less were held to correspond with the functions of the greater, the microcosm with the macrocosm, man's movements could be inferred by first ascertaining the motions of the universe.- "Moon Lore", Timothy Harley.
- "Là-bas", J. K. Huysmans.