What does mystical mean?

Definitions for mystical
ˈmɪs tɪ kəlmys·ti·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mystic, mysticaladjective

    relating to or characteristic of mysticism

    "mystical religion"

  2. mystic, mysticaladjective

    relating to or resembling mysticism

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

  3. mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphicadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. mysticaladjective

    Relating to mystics or mysticism.

  2. mysticaladjective

    Having a spiritual significance that transcends human understanding.

  3. mysticaladjective

    Inspiring a sense of spiritual mystery, awe, and fascination.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Mystical, Mystickadjective

    Etymology: mysticus, Latin.

    Let God himself that made me, let not man that knows not himself, be my instructor concerning the mystical way to heaven. Richard Hooker, b. i.

    From salvation all flesh being excluded this way, God hath revealed a way mystical and supernatural. Richard Hooker, b. i.

    Ye five other wand’ring fires! that move
    In mystick dance not without song, resound
    His praise, who out of darkness call’d up light. John Milton.

    It is Christ’s body in the sacrament and out of it; but in the sacrament not the natural truth, but the spiritual and mystical. Jeremy Taylor, Worthy Communicant.

    It is plain from the Apocalypse, that mystical Babylon is to be consumed by fire. Thomas Burnet, Theory of the Earth.

    Lest new fears disturb the happy state,
    Know, I have search’d the mystick rolls of fate. Dryden.

ChatGPT

  1. mystical

    Mystical is relating to or characterized by mystery and deep, spiritual insight. It often refers to a direct conscious experience of ultimate reality or God through transcendent, personal knowledge that is often enigmatic and hard to explain. Mystical can also refer to features of reality beyond normal human comprehension, magical or supernatural events, and any phenomena that inspire awe and wonder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mysticaladjective

    remote from or beyond human comprehension; baffling human understanding; unknowable; obscure; mysterious

  2. Mysticaladjective

    importing or implying mysticism; involving some secret meaning; allegorical; emblematical; as, a mystic dance; mystic Babylon

  3. Etymology: [L. mysticus, Gr. belonging to secret rites, from one initiated: cf. F. mystique. See 1st Mystery, Misty.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mystical in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mystical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mystical in a Sentence

  1. Krister Smith:

    It’s important to recognize that there’s nothing mystical about the pineal and parapineal organs, they can sense light and play a role in the endocrine system. However, some of the abilities conferred by the pineal are really quite extraordinary. For instance, some lower vertebrates can sense the polarization of light with the third eye and use this to orient themselves geographically.

  2. Junius:

    It is the eternal truth in the political as well as the mystical body, that, where one members suffers, all the members suffer with it.

  3. Ryszard Kapuściński:

    We follow the mystics. They know where they are going. They, too, go astray, but when they go astray they do so in a way that is mystical, dark, and mysterious.

  4. David J. Schwartz:

    Remind yourself regularly that you are better than you think you are. Successful people are not superhuman. Success does not require a super-intellect. Nor is there anything mystical about success. And success doesn't based on luck. Successful people are just ordinary folks who have developed belief in themselves and what they do. Never -- yes, never -- sell yourself short.

  5. Bill Clinton:

    We can’t get in a place where we’re so mad that we demonize anyone who is against us, where we can’t have an honest discussion about health care, where anyone who is on the other side is part of a mystical ‘establishment,’.

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