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Meaning of MYSTIC

Pronunciation:  'mistik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension
  2. [adj]  having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients"
  3. [adj]  relating to or characteristic of mysticism; "mystical religion"
  4. [adj]  relating to or resembling mysticism; "mystical intuition"; "mystical theories about the securities market"

MYSTIC is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: esoteric, mysterious, mystical, mystical, occult, orphic, religious mystic, secret
 See Also: Behmen, believer, Boehm, Boehme, Bohme, Buddha, Chuang-tzu, Eckhart, Gautama, Gautama Buddha, Gautama Siddhartha, Jakob Behmen, Jakob Boehm, Jakob Boehme, Jakob Bohme, Johannes Eckhart, Meister Eckhart, quietist, Siddhartha, the Buddha, worshiper, worshipper



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mys"tic\, Mystical \Mys"tic*al\, a. [L. mysticus, Gr. ?
    belonging to secret rites, from ? one initiated: cf. F.
    mystique. See 1st {Mystery}, {Misty}.]
    1. Remote from or beyond human comprehension; baffling human
       understanding; unknowable; obscure; mysterious.
             Heaven's numerous hierarchy span The mystic gulf
             from God to man.                      --Emerson.
             God hath revealed a way mystical and supernatural.
    2. Importing or implying mysticism; involving some secret
       meaning; allegorical; emblematical; as, a mystic dance;
       mystic Babylon.
             Thus, then, did the spirit of unity and meekness
             inspire every joint and sinew of the mystical body.
       -- {Mys"tic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Mys"tic*al*ness}, n.
  2. \Mys"tic\, n.
    One given to mysticism; one who holds mystical views,
    interpretations, etc.; especially, in ecclesiastical history,
    one who professed mysticism. See {Mysticism}.
Computing Dictionary

An early system on the ibm 704, ibm 650, ibm 1103 and 1103A.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].

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