Definitions for mysticˈmɪs tɪk

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

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.)

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Death is not a mystery; it is very simple and clear! It is the life which is the complex and the mystic one!

  2. Brooks Atkinson:

    We cheerfully assume that in some mystic way love conquers all, that good outweighs evil in the just balances of the universe and at the 11th hour something gloriously triumphant will prevent the worst before it happens.

  3. Søren Kierkegaard:

    Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic cords of memory shall swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of nature.

  5. Avery Hairston:

    There’s this romantic element to Detroit, rooted in history of invention and entrepreneurship. The fact that it’s partially abandoned now adds an element of ‘wild wild west’ mystic, it’s hard to understand a city like this if you only read about it in the news.

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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
  • 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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