semimystical

adjective

semi·​mys·​ti·​cal ˌse-mē-ˈmi-sti-kəl How to pronounce semimystical (audio)
ˌse-ˌmī-,
-mi-
: 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, 1 Jan. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of semimystical was in 1878

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“Semimystical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semimystical. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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