mystic / mystical [adj] secret, esoteric abstruse, anagogic, arcane, cabalistic, cryptic, enigmatical, hidden, imaginary, impenetrable, inscrutable, magic, magical, metaphysical, mysterial, mysterious, necromantic, nonrational, numinous, occult, otherworldly, paranormal, preternatural, quixotic, sorcerous, spiritual, supernatural, telestic, thaumaturgic, transcendental, unaccountable, unknowable, visionary, wizardly; concepts 529,549,582 —Ant. knowable, natural, palpable, undisguised

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  • mystical — mystical, mystic, anagogic, cabalistic are comparable when they denote having a meaning or character hidden from all except those who enjoy profound spiritual insight or are spiritually initiated. Mystical and mystic, though often interchangeable …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Mystical — Éditeur Infogrames Développeur Infogrames Date de sortie 1990 Genre Run and gun Mode de jeu Un joueur Plate forme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mystical — UK [ˈmɪstɪk(ə)l] / US or mystic UK [ˈmɪstɪk] / US adjective 1) relating to or involving mysterious religious or spiritual powers He had undergone a profound mystical experience. 2) relating to mystics or mysticism • See: mystic II Derived word:… …   English dictionary

  • mystical — index covert, esoteric, hidden, inapprehensible, incomprehensible, inexplicable, mysterious, oracular …   Law dictionary

  • mystical — (adj.) late 15c., enigmatic, obscure, symbolic, from MYSTIC (Cf. mystic) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Mystically. Meaning having spiritual significance is from 1520s …   Etymology dictionary

  • mystical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to mystics or mysticism. 2) having a spiritual significance that transcends human understanding. 3) inspiring a sense of spiritual mystery, awe, and fascination. DERIVATIVES mystically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • mystical — [mis′ti kəl] adj. 1. spiritually significant or symbolic; allegorical 2. of mystics or mysticism; esp., relating to or based on intuition, contemplation, or meditation of a spiritual nature 3. MYSTIC (adj. 3) 4. Rare mysterious; enigmatic SYN.… …   English World dictionary

  • Mystical — Mystic Mys tic, Mystical Mys tic*al, a. [L. mysticus, Gr. ? belonging to secret rites, from ? one initiated: cf. F. mystique. See 1st {Mystery}, {Misty}.] 1. Remote from or beyond human comprehension; baffling human understanding; unknowable;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mystical — /ˈmɪstɪkəl/ (say mistikuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to mystics or mysticism: a mystical religion; a mystical experience. 2. of occult character, power, or significance: a mystical formula. 3. spiritually significant or symbolic, as, in… …   Australian English dictionary

  • mystical — [[t]mɪ̱stɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is mystical involves spiritual powers and influences that most people do not understand. That was clearly a deep mystical experience. ...ancient Egyptian magical and mystical beliefs. Syn …   English dictionary

  • mystical — adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. having a spiritual meaning or reality that is neither apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence < the mystical food of the sacrament > b. involving or having the nature of an individual s direct… …   New Collegiate Dictionary