mystical

  • 1 mystical — mystical, mystic, anagogic, cabalistic are comparable when they denote having a meaning or character hidden from all except those who enjoy profound spiritual insight or are spiritually initiated. Mystical and mystic, though often interchangeable …

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  • 2 Mystical — Éditeur Infogrames Développeur Infogrames Date de sortie 1990 Genre Run and gun Mode de jeu Un joueur Plate forme …

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  • 3 mystical — UK [ˈmɪstɪk(ə)l] / US or mystic UK [ˈmɪstɪk] / US adjective 1) relating to or involving mysterious religious or spiritual powers He had undergone a profound mystical experience. 2) relating to mystics or mysticism • See: mystic II Derived word:… …

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  • 4 mystical — index covert, esoteric, hidden, inapprehensible, incomprehensible, inexplicable, mysterious, oracular …

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  • 5 mystical — (adj.) late 15c., enigmatic, obscure, symbolic, from MYSTIC (Cf. mystic) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Mystically. Meaning having spiritual significance is from 1520s …

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  • 6 mystical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to mystics or mysticism. 2) having a spiritual significance that transcends human understanding. 3) inspiring a sense of spiritual mystery, awe, and fascination. DERIVATIVES mystically adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 mystical — [mis′ti kəl] adj. 1. spiritually significant or symbolic; allegorical 2. of mystics or mysticism; esp., relating to or based on intuition, contemplation, or meditation of a spiritual nature 3. MYSTIC (adj. 3) 4. Rare mysterious; enigmatic SYN.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Mystical — Mystic 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;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 mystical — /ˈmɪstɪkəl/ (say mistikuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to mystics or mysticism: a mystical religion; a mystical experience. 2. of occult character, power, or significance: a mystical formula. 3. spiritually significant or symbolic, as, in… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 mystical — [[t]mɪ̱stɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is mystical involves spiritual powers and influences that most people do not understand. That was clearly a deep mystical experience. ...ancient Egyptian magical and mystical beliefs. Syn …

    English dictionary

  • 11 mystical — adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. having a spiritual meaning or reality that is neither apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence < the mystical food of the sacrament > b. involving or having the nature of an individual s direct… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 mystical — adjective 1 involving religious, spiritual, or magical powers that people cannot understand: a mystical union with nature | the mystical significance of names and numbers 2 connected with mysticism mystically / kli/ adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 mystical — mystically, adv. mysticality, mysticalness, n. /mis ti keuhl/, adj. 1. mystic; occult. 2. of or pertaining to mystics or mysticism: mystical writings. 3. spiritually symbolic. 4. Rare. obscure in meaning; mysterious. [1425 75; late ME. See MYSTIC …

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  • 14 mystical — See mysterious, mythical, mystical …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 15 mystical — adj. Mystical is used with these nouns: ↑creature, ↑experience, ↑power, ↑tradition, ↑vision …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 mystical — mys|tic|al [ˈmıstıkəl] adj also mystic [usually before noun] 1.) involving religious, ↑spiritual, or magical powers that people cannot understand ▪ music s spiritual and mystical powers 2.) relating to mysticism ▪ a mystic ritual >mystically [ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 mystical — mys|ti|cal [ mıstıkl ] or mys|tic [ mıstık ] adjective 1. ) relating to or involving mysterious religious or spiritual powers: He had undergone a profound mystical experience. 2. ) relating to mystics or mysticism ╾ mys|ti|cal|ly [ mıstıkli ]… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 mystical — mystic / mystical [adj] secret, esoteric abstruse, anagogic, arcane, cabalistic, cryptic, enigmatical, hidden, imaginary, impenetrable, inscrutable, magic, magical, metaphysical, mysterial, mysterious, necromantic, nonrational, numinous, occult,… …

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  • 19 mystical — adjective a) Relating to mystics or mysticism. b) Having a spiritual significance that transcends human understanding. See Also: mysterious, mystery, mystic, mysticality, mysticalness, mysticism, mystify …

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  • 20 mystical — Synonyms and related words: absolute, abysmal, allegorical, anagogic, arcane, between the lines, cabalic, cabalistic, cabbalistic, categorical, clandestine, concealed, covert, cryptic, deep, delitescent, divine, dormant, enwrapped in mystery,… …

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