pseudomystical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ mystical

Adjective[edit]

pseudomystical (comparative more pseudomystical, superlative most pseudomystical)

  1. Apparently, but not actually, mystical; having pretensions of mysticism.
    • 2007 April 23, Anthony Tommasini, “3 Puccinis, Separate, but Equal in Grandeur”, in New York Times[1]:
      Some opera experts disparage “Suor Angelica” as maudlin and pseudomystical.

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