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1. mysticism

noun. ['ˈmɪstɪˌsɪzəm'] obscure or irrational thought.

Synonyms

  • thought
  • thinking
  • thought process
  • mentation
  • cerebration

Antonyms

  • convergent thinking
  • conception
  • misconception
  • unbelief

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Rhymes with Mysticism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

Sentences with mysticism


1. Noun, singular or mass
Physical transformation has also been a long-held sign that mysticism creates a direct communication between God and man.

Quotes about mysticism


1. Worshiping the Devil is no more insane than worshiping God...It is precisely at the moment when positivism is at its high-water mark that mysticism stirs into life and the follies of occultism begin.
- Joris-Karl Huysmans

2. Think of God and not religion, of ecstasy and not mysticism. The difference between the theoretician of faith and the believer is as great as between the psychiatrist and the psychotic.
- Emil Cioran

3. Science is a way to call the bluff of those who only pretend to knowledge. It is a bulwark against mysticism, against superstition, against religion misapplied to where it has no business being.
- Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

2. mysticism

noun. ['ˈmɪstɪˌsɪzəm'] a religion based on mystical communion with an ultimate reality.

Synonyms

  • Sufism
  • religion
  • religious mysticism
  • religious belief
  • faith

Antonyms

  • atheism
  • apophatism
  • doctrine of analogy
  • cataphatism
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