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mystical

mys·ti·cal

mystical

 
pronunciation:
mI stih kl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: mystic.
synonyms:
metaphysical, mystic, occult, supernatural, transcendental
similar words:
cryptic, mysterious, otherworldly, preternatural, psychic, spiritual
definition 2: of, relating to, or stemming from mysticism or the ecstasy experienced by mystics.
synonyms:
mystic, occult, psychic, transcendental
similar words:
magic, magical, metaphysical, otherworldly, preternatural, spiritual
definition 3: spiritually powerful, significant, or symbolic.
Seeing the figure appear in the darkness was for her a mystical experience.
synonyms:
epiphanic, mystic, psychic, transcendental
similar words:
metaphysical, powerful, spiritual, supernatural, symbolic
derivation: mystically (adv.)