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Definition of "mystical" []

  • Of or having a spiritual reality or import not apparent to the intelligence or senses. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or stemming from direct communion with ultimate reality or God: a mystical religion. (adjective)
  • Enigmatic; obscure: mystical theories about the securities market. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to mystic rites or practices. (adjective)
  • Unintelligible; cryptic. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mystical" in a sentence
  • "Prayer moves us from the level of personal consciousness to God-consciousness, union with God or what we call the mystical life."
  • "Gbagbo's government says Ouattara's supporters are attacking security forces in Abobo, allegedly organized by former rebels into what local newspapers are calling "mystical commandos.""
  • "Why did you decide to have Shadow, rather than Wednesday, obtain mystical insight through mortification of the flesh?"