thaumaturgic

adjective
thau·​ma·​tur·​gic | \ ˌthȯ-mə-ˈtər-jik How to pronounce thaumaturgic (audio) \

Definition of thaumaturgic

1 : performing miracles
2 : of, relating to, or dependent on thaumaturgy

First Known Use of thaumaturgic

1680, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for thaumaturgic

borrowed from New Latin thaumatūrgicus, from thaumatūrgus "worker of miracles, thaumaturge" + -icus -ic entry 1

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3 Sep 2020

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“Thaumaturgic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thaumaturgic. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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