Definition of mystical
1a : having a spiritual meaning or reality that is neither apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence the mystical food of the sacramentb : involving or having the nature of an individual's direct subjective communion with God or ultimate reality the mystical experience of the Inner Light
mysticallyplay \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of mystical in a Sentence
He has a mystical [mystic union with God.
She says that the symbol has mystical powers.
the deep, almost mystical quality of her poetry
a mystical journey in search of God
mystical knowledge of the spirit world
Recent Examples of mystical from the Web
The researchers have also used social media to predict personality, income, and political ideology, and to study hospital care, mystical experiences, and stereotypes.
Bennett named the area Witches Gulch for its dark and mystical rock formations, and put in boardwalks so tourists could walk through it.
The mystical monster of Native legend may be just that, but there is no doubt the recent sighting is not fictitious.
A friend of mine who is kind of a mystical person said to me: ‘
Once, there was something mystical/magical about seeing players from the Other League.
The site’s rich interior, which boasts intricate detailing, cast-concrete ornamentation, a chandelier modeled after an Aztec calendar, and a gilded curtain, more closely resembles a mystical movie set than an events venue.
There are mystical dancers and mysterious Tarot readers, hot air balloons and aerial ballerinas.
The show unites Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Iron Fist (Finn Jones) to battle the Hand, a band of evil mystical ninjas.
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First Known Use of mystical
MYSTICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mystical for English Language Learners
: having a spiritual meaning that is difficult to see or understand
: of or relating to mystics or mysticism : resulting from prayer or deep thought
MYSTICAL Defined for Kids
Definition of mystical for Students
: having a spiritual meaning that is difficult to see or understand a mystical symbol
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