Mysticism meaning

mĭstĭ-sĭzəm
Mysticism is a spiritual belief stating that a connection can be obtained with God or the spirits through thought and meditation.

An example of mysticism is believing that a direct connection can be made with God through sitting and thinking.

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A transcendental union of soul or mind with the divine reality or divinity.
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A doctrine of direct communication or spiritual intuition of divine truth.
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The doctrines or beliefs of mystics; specif., the doctrine that it is possible to achieve communion with God through contemplation.
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Any doctrine that asserts the possibility of attaining an intuitive knowledge of spiritual truths through meditation.
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Belief in the existence of realities beyond perceptual or intellectual apprehension that are directly accessible by subjective experience.

Belief in séances, astral projection, and similar mysticism.

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The beliefs, ideas, or thoughts of mystics.
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Belief that is not based on evidence or subjected to criticism.
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Vague, obscure, or confused thinking or belief.
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Obscure thoughts and speculations.
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Origin of mysticism

  • English from the early to mid 1700's, Confer French mysticisme.

    From Wiktionary