What does mystic mean?

Definitions for mysticˈmɪs tɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mystic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mystic, religious mystic(adj)

    someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension

  2. mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphic(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. mystic, mystical(adj)

    relating to or resembling mysticism

    "mystical intuition"; "mystical theories about the securities market"

  4. mystic, mystical(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of mysticism

    "mystical religion"


  1. mystic(Noun)

    Someone who practices mysticism.

  2. mystic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to mystics, mysticism or occult mysteries; mystical.

  3. mystic(Adjective)

    Mysterious and strange; arcane, obscure or enigmatic.

  4. Origin: From mistique, from mysticus, from μυστικός, from μύστης.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mystic(adj)

    alt. of Mystical

  2. Mystic(noun)

    one given to mysticism; one who holds mystical views, interpretations, etc.; especially, in ecclesiastical history, one who professed mysticism. See Mysticism


  1. Mystic

    Mystic is a comic book that was published by the Florida-based CrossGen Comics. Created by writer Ron Marz and artists Brandon Peterson and John Dell, it was one of five flagship titles in the company's Sigilverse shared universe. Mystic ran for 43 issues.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mystic

    -al, mis′tik, -al, adj. relating to, or containing, mystery: sacredly obscure or secret: involving a sacred or a secret meaning hidden from the eyes of the ordinary reader, only revealed to a spiritually enlightened mind, allegorical: belonging to mysticism.—n. Mys′tic, one who seeks for direct intercourse with God in elevated religious feeling or ecstasy.—adv. Mys′tically.—ns. Mys′ticalness, the quality of being mystical; Mys′ticism, the doctrine of the mystics, a tendency of religious feeling marked by an effort to attain to direct and immediate communion with God: obscurity of doctrine; Mystificā′tion.—v.t. Mys′tify, to make mysterious, obscure, or secret: to involve in mystery:—pr.p. mys′tifying; pa.t. and pa.p. mys′tified.Mystic recitation, the recitation of parts of the Greek liturgy in an inaudible voice; Mystical theology, the knowledge of divine things attained by spiritual insight and experience only, without authority, the process of reason, &c. [L. mysticus—Gr. mystikos. Cf. Mystery, a secret doctrine.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. mystic

    1. One who guzzles his God. 2. A person who is puzzled before the obvious, but who understands the non-existent. 3. To stand over the vasty deep to summon monsters and slip in. 4. Sap that has lost its way. 5. A gymnast who turns flip-flops between the Here and the Not-Here. (Plato was the first mystic. It was he who announced the discovery of the Non-Existent. Hegel was the last mystic, for it was he who proved the Non-Existent was and was not, might have been and never could be, has was, is now, and never shall be.)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mystic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mystic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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Translations for mystic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • místicCatalan, Valencian
  • mystikCzech
  • Mystiker, Mystikerin, mystischGerman
  • αινιγματικός, αποκρυφιστής, μυστικός, μύστης, μυστικιστής, μυστήριος, μυστηριώδηςGreek
  • mística, místicoSpanish
  • mystinen, mystikkoFinnish
  • mystiqueFrench
  • misticoItalian
  • מִיסטִיHebrew
  • mysticus, obscurusLatin
  • mistinis, mistikas, mistikė, mistinėLithuanian
  • duister, mystiek, geheimzinnig, mysterieus, raadselachtig, enigmatischDutch
  • mistyczka, mistyk, mistycznyPolish
  • мистический, мистикRussian
  • mistik, esrarengiz, gizemliTurkish
  • müsteriman, jimüsteriman, himüsterimanVolapük

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