Definition of theosophy
1 : teaching about God and the world based on mystical insight
2 often capitalized : the teachings of a modern movement originating in the United States in 1875 and following chiefly Buddhist and Brahmanic theories especially of pantheistic evolution and reincarnation
Origin of theosophy
Medieval Latin theosophia, from Late Greek, from Greek the- + sophia wisdom — more at -sophy
First Known Use: 1650
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