Meaning of microcosm
Pronunciation: (mī'kru-koz"um), [key]
- a little world; a world in miniature (opposed to macrocosm).
- anything that is regarded as a world in miniature.
- human beings, humanity, society, or the like, viewed as an epitome or miniature of the world or universe. Also called
- microcosm (Thesaurus)