AskDefine | Define mystic

Dictionary Definition

mystic adj
1 having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients" [syn: mysterious, mystical, occult, secret, orphic]
2 relating to or resembling mysticism; "mystical intuition"; "mystical theories about the securities market" [syn: mystical]
3 relating to or characteristic of mysticism; "mystical religion" [syn: mystical] n : someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension [syn: religious mystic]

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Etymology

From mistique < mysticus < sc=Grek < |.

Adjective

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  1. Of, or relating to mystics, mysticism or occult mysteries; mystical.
  2. Mysterious and strange; arcane, obscure or enigmatic.

Translations

of, or relating to mystics, mysticism or occult mysteries
  • French: mystique
mysterious and strange

Noun

  1. Someone who practices mysticism.

Translations

someone who practices mysticism
  • French: mystique

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Extensive Definition

Mystic may refer to:
mystic in Dutch: Mystic
mystic in Polish: Mystic
mystic in Volapük: Mystic

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