Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction

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First date Word Definition
1834 Solarian n. 1 (1834) a native or inhabitant of Sol n. 1
1834 Uranian n. (1834) a native or inhabitant of Uranus
1828 Tellurian n. (1828) a native or inhabitant of Earth
1820 alien n. (1820) an (intelligent) being from a location other than one’s own, esp. such a being that is not from Earth
1814 Earthite n. (1814) a native or inhabitant of the planet Earth
1813 earthshine n. (1813) sunlight reflected from Earth (esp. as illuminating or visible on the surface of the Moon)
1813 Lunarian adj. (1813) of or characteristic of the Moon
1799 Jovian adj. (1799) of or relating to the planet Jupiter
1783 earthly adj. (1783) belonging to or characteristic of Earth
1738 Saturnian n. 1 (1738) a native or inhabitant of the planet Saturn
1711 terrestial adj. (1711) of or from Earth or an earthling
1708 Lunarian n. (1708) a native or inhabitant of the Moon
1698 Mercurian n. (1698) a native or inhabitant of Mercury
1675 Saturnian adj. (1675) of or relating to the the planet Saturn or its inhabitants
1621 shapechanging adj. (1621) pertaining to the act of or ability to shapechange; that shapechanges
β€” 3-di n. (No cites) see three-D n.
β€” 3V n. (No cites) see tri-v n.
β€” cosy catastrophe n. (No cites) see catastrophe adj.
β€” hobbitish adj. (No cites) resembling a hobbit, hobbit-like
β€” nanotechnologist n. (No cites) an expert or specialist in nanotechnology
β€” null-gravity n. (No cites) see null-g n.
β€” Peter Parker principle n. (No cites) see Spider-Man principle n.
β€” relaxicon n. (No cites) see relaxacon n.
β€” tridee n. (No cites) see tri-D n.
β€” tri-di n. (No cites) see tri-D n.
β€” triffidian adj. (No cites) like, or in the manner of a triffid
β€” triffid-like adj. (No cites) like, or in the manner of a triffid
β€” trivee n. (No cites) see tri-v n.
β€” utopia n. (No cites) a place, state, or condition ideally perfect in respect of politics, laws, customs, and conditions
β€” utopian n. (No cites) one who conceives, proposes, or introduces schemes supposed or intended to bring about improved or perfect social and political conditions, etc.; an advocate of social reform
β€” utopic adj. (No cites) that embodies or proposes utopian ideals