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theosophy

theosophy

noun the·os·o·phy \-fē\

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
theo·soph·i·cal \ˌthē-ə-ˈsä-fi-kəl\ adjective
theo·soph·i·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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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