mystical

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adjective mys·ti·cal \ˈmis-ti-kəl\

Definition of mystical

  1. 1 a :  having a spiritual meaning or reality that is neither apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence <the mystical food of the sacrament> b :  involving or having the nature of an individual's direct subjective communion with God or ultimate reality <the mystical experience of the Inner Light>

  2. 2 :  mysterious, unintelligible

  3. 3 a :  mystic 2 b :  mystic 3

mystically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of mystical in a sentence

  1. He has a mystical [mystic union with God.

  2. She says that the symbol has mystical powers.

  3. the deep, almost mystical quality of her poetry

  4. a mystical journey in search of God

  5. mystical knowledge of the spirit world

15th Century

First Known Use of mystical

15th century


MYSTICAL Defined for English Language Learners

mystical

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adjective mys·ti·cal \ˈmis-ti-kəl\

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

mystical

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adjective mys·ti·cal \ˈmi-sti-kəl\

Definition of mystical for Students

  1. :  having a spiritual meaning that is difficult to see or understand <a mystical symbol>


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