semimystical

adjective
semi·​mys·​ti·​cal | \ ˌse-mē-ˈmi-sti-kəl How to pronounce semimystical (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semimystical

: having some of the qualities of mysticism

Examples of semimystical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With the nonchalance of an actor who spent the ’80s making rent by playing a semimystical antiques dealer in a British teatime drama, McShane declared that everyone needed to calm down about George R. R. Martin’s epic saga. Helen Lewis, The Atlantic, "Why The Witcher Is Better Than Game of Thrones," 1 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of semimystical

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Semimystical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semimystical. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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