|part of speech:
||the universe in its entirety. (Cf. microcosm.)
||any large, complex whole.
the macrocosm of industry
||a large unit or entity that represents on a large scale one of its smaller components.
In Renaissance Europe, the body politic was commonly viewed as a macrocosm of the human body, with the king as the head.
||all, nature, world
||macrocosmic (adj.), macrocosmically (adv.)