occultism

noun oc·cult·ism \ ə-ˈkəl-ˌti-zəm , ä- ; ˈä-ˌkəl- \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of occultism

:occult theory or practice :belief in or study of the action or influence of supernatural or supernormal powers

occultist

play \ə-ˈkəl-tist, ä-; ˈä-ˌkəl-\ noun

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First Known Use of occultism

1876


OCCULTISM Defined for English Language Learners

occultism

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Definition of occultism for English Language Learners

  • : the belief in or study of supernatural powers



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