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mysticism

mys·ti·cism

mysticism

 
pronunciation:
mI stih sih zm
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the beliefs held by mystics.
definition 2: the doctrine of attaining spiritual understanding by transcending ordinary human reality and thus becoming intimately united with an otherwise elusive reality.
definition 3: obscure or groundless speculation.