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Definition of "numinousness" [numinousness]

  • The state or quality of being numinous. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "numinousness" in a sentence
  • "The numinousness also takes a strange form, because the books are about the Fall and about creating a "Republic of Heaven.""
  • "The UC Berkeley professor and award-winning author, reliably visible at fundraisers, colloquia and protest rallies, seems one of those figures whose persona has acquired a certain moral numinousness in the public mind - much the way Japan designates its best artists Living"
  • "He said, 'I believe we permanently lost contact of the possibilities of being in touch with the numinousness of an ancient civilization.'"