Pronounced: SUE-burr-us, adj
Notes: A good word, but I didn’t know it
The word noosphere is used in ecology and is “the biosphere including and modified by such human activities as agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, urbanization, and industrialization”
Our word came into English in the 1940s
Background / Comments
Our word came to us from the French word noösphere, which is made up of the Greek word nóos (mind) and the French word sphère (globe).