mystic

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From Old French mistique, from Latin mysticus, from Ancient Greek μυστικός (mystikos, secret, mystic), from μύστης (mystēs, one who has been initiated).

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mystic (comparative more mystic, superlative most mystic)

  1. Of, or relating to mystics, mysticism or occult mysteries; mystical.
    a mystic dance
  2. Mysterious and strange; arcane, obscure or enigmatic.
    • Emerson
      Heaven's numerous hierarchy span / The mystic gulf from God to man.

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mystic (plural mystics)

  1. Someone who practices mysticism.

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