What does mystic mean?

Definitions for mystic
ˈmɪs tɪkmys·tic

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"

Wiktionary

  1. mystic(Noun)

    Someone who practices mysticism.

    Etymology: From mistique, from mysticus, from μυστικός, from μύστης.

  2. mystic(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From mistique, from mysticus, from μυστικός, from μύστης.

  3. mystic(Adjective)

    Mysterious and strange; arcane, obscure or enigmatic.

    Etymology: 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.

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.)

Suggested Resources

  1. mystic

    Song lyrics by mystic -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by mystic on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce mystic?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say mystic in sign language?

  1. mystic

Numerology

  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

Examples of mystic in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Abraham Lincoln:

    We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave, to every living heart and hearth-stone, all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.

  3. 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.

  4. May Sarton:

    The creative person, the person who moves from an irrational source of power, has to face the fact that this power antagonizes. Under all the superficial praise of the creative is the desire to kill. It is the old war between the mystic and the nonmystic, a war to the death.

  5. 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!

Images & Illustrations of mystic

  1. mysticmysticmysticmysticmystic

Popularity rank by frequency of use

mystic#10000#12400#100000

Translations for mystic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for mystic »

Translation

Find a translation for the mystic definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these mystic definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"mystic." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 6 Aug. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/mystic>.

Are we missing a good definition for mystic? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for mystic:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.