hermetism

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noun, often capitalized her·me·tism \ˈhər-mə-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of hermetism

  1. 1a :  a system of ideas based on hermetic teachingsb :  adherence to or practice of hermetic doctrine

  2. 2 :  the practice of being hermetically mysterious <it is not … willful hermetism, if the message of their art is veiled and indirect — R. J. Goldwater>

hermetist

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1897

First Known Use of hermetism

1897

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