HyperDic: mystic

English > 4 senses of the word mystic:
NOUNperson mystic, religious mysticsomeone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension
ADJECTIVEallmystic, mysterious, mystical, occult, secret, orphichaving an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence
pertmystic, mysticalrelating to or resembling mysticism
pertmystic, mysticalrelating to or characteristic of mysticism
mystic > pronunciation
Soundsmih'stihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > mystic: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding.
Example "the mystical style of Blake"
Synonymsmysterious, mystical, occult, secret, orphic
BroaderesotericConfined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle
Spanishmisterioso, místico
Catalanmisteriós
Nounsmysticsomeone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension
English > mystic: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or resembling mysticism.
Examples
  • "mystical intuition"
  • "mystical theories about the securities market"
Synonymmystical
Spanishmístico
Nounsmysticismobscure or irrational thought
English > mystic: 4 senses > adjective 3, pert
Meaningrelating to or characteristic of mysticism.
Example"mystical religion"
Synonymmystical
Spanishmístico
Catalanmístic
Nounsmysticisma religion based on mystical communion with an ultimate reality
English > mystic: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension.
Synonymreligious mystic
InstancesBoehme, Jakob Boehme, Bohme, Jakob Bohme, Boehm, Jakob Boehm, Behmen, Jakob BehmenGerman mystic and theosophist who founded modern theosophy
Buddha, Siddhartha, Gautama, Gautama Siddhartha, Gautama Buddhafounder of Buddhism
Chuang-tzu4th-century Chinese philosopher on whose teachings Lao-tse based Taoism
Eckhart, Johannes Eckhart, Meister EckhartGerman Roman Catholic theologian and mystic (1260-1327)
NarrowerquietistA religious mystic who follows quietism
Broaderbeliever, worshiper, worshipperA person who has religious faith
Spanishmístico
Catalanmístic
Adjectivesmystic, mysticalhaving an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence
mysticalrelating to or characteristic of mysticism
mysticalrelating to or resembling mysticism

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