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Paracosm

Definition of the noun paracosm

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noun

  1. a prolonged fantasy world invented by children; can have a definite geography and language and history

Music

  1. "Paracosm" is the second studio album by American chillwave artist Washed Out, released on August 7, 2013 by Sub Pop. "It All Feels Right" was released as the album's lead single on June 11, 2013, and received positive reviews from critics. The album debuted at number twenty-one on the Billboard 200, selling 13,000 copies in its first week.
  2. "Paracosm" is a song by Washed Out.

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Paracosm: A paracosm is a detailed imaginary world created inside one's mind. This fantasy world may involve humans, animals, and things that exist in reality; or it may also contain entities that are entirely imaginary, alien, and otherwordly. Commonly having its own geography, history, and language, the experience of such a paracosm is often developed during childhood and continues over a long period of time: months or even years.

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Google previewDesigning for the 21st Century (2016)

Volume II: Interdisciplinary Methods and Findings by Tom Inns

A paracosm is a make-believe world.28 The Hoverflies team propose aacts of searching-creating« in shared paracosms as aa transferable model for the process of designing«. Paracosms might be seen to correspond to the problem space ...

Google previewThe Child , An Encyclopedic Companion (2016)

Psychology, Human development by CTI Reviews

Paracosm: A paracosm is a detailed imaginary world involving humans and/or animals, or perhaps even fantasy or alien creations. Often having its own geography, history, and language, it is an experiencethatis developedduring childhood ...

Google previewThe Chuy Grande Show (2014)

by Chuy Grande

A paracosm is a detailed imaginary world created inside one's mind. This fantasy world may involve humans, animals,and things that exist in reality; orit may also contain entities thatare entirely imaginary, ...

Google previewThrough the Children's Gate (2008)

A Home in New York by Adam Gopnik

A paracosm is a society thought up by a child—an invented universe with a distinctive language, geography, and history. (The Brontës invented a couple of paracosms when they were children.) Not all children who have an imaginary friend ...

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Scrabble value of P3A1R1A1C3O1S1M3

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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