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noun as in world

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I spoke with pawnbrokers across the country about what the business has been like in this unprecedented year, and the picture that emerged was a microcosm of the economy that flies under the radar for many.

From Vox

Hsieh wanted to create a microcosm of Silicon Valley that was infused with the ethos of Burning Man.

From Quartz

Artists are trying to make plurality work in these little microcosms.

In some ways, the boycott was a microcosm for how some advertisers see inclusive media buying.

From Digiday

Schools really are their own microcosm where you have a lot of individuals from different areas in the community coming in.

But what happens at Winchester University is a microcosm of the cruel world beyond its be-crested gates.

I begin to observe that it sounds as if Sully is in microcosm what Newman himself…but that is as far as I get.

The way he approaches his sexual escapades is only a microcosm of his general douchebag approach to life.

Altogether, the monks, the Dukes, and the winemakers created a microcosm the influence of which can still be felt today.

Immigration reform is a hugely consequential microcosm of the national political debate.

The broad-beamed budgerow presented a strangely accurate microcosm of India at that moment.

We grant that man is a very complex machine, a microcosm peopled with possibilities of which we can understand but little.

Maimonides knew Joseph ibn Zaddik favorably, but he was not familiar with the "Microcosm."

Man is called "Microcosm," a world in miniature, because he has in him represented all the elements of the universe.

We must now review briefly the practical part of Ibn Zaddik's philosophy as it is found in the fourth part of the "Microcosm."


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to microcosm, such as: the earth, nature, cosmos, creation, macrocosm, and sphere.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.