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Definition relating to realities that are outside of scientific understanding and normal experience; or one who attempts to tune into such realities
  • She is a mystic who believes enlightenment will come from communing with nature.
mystic = someone who attempts to tune into realities beyond scientific understanding
  • She belongs to a mystic cult.
  • No mystic ever saw deeper meaning in common things.
    Somerset Maugham  --  Moon and Sixpence
  • Once he surrendered reason, he was left at the mercy of ... a body moved by unaccountable instincts and of a soul moved by mystic revelations...
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • mystic = relating to realities that are outside of scientific understanding and normal experience
  • mystic and marvelous surprises
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • mystic = relating to realities that are outside of scientific understanding and normal experience
  • HATHORNE, with a mystical tone: God be praised!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • mystical = with a sense of wonder or mystery
  • 'If there is hope,' he had written in the diary, 'it lies in the proles.' The words kept coming back to him, statement of a mystical truth and a palpable absurdity.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • mystical = relating to beliefs that are beyond scientific understanding
  • We need Mystics, not muscle.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • mystics = people with skill relating to reality using supernatural means
  • He had no mysticism about turtles
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • mysticism = belief in realities that are outside of scientific understanding and normal experience
  • This branch of mystic study is hereby ended.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • mystic = relating to realities that are outside of scientific understanding and normal experience
  • After a long silence, he said: "There are a thousand and one gates leading into the orchard of mystical truth."
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • mystical = relating to realities beyond scientific understanding
  • White always mates, he thought with a sort of cloudy mysticism.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • mysticism = belief in realities that are outside of scientific understanding and normal experience
  • The place where there is no darkness was the imagined future, which one would never see, but which, by foreknowledge, one could mystically share in.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • mystically = in a manner beyond scientific understanding
  • 'The Revolution will be complete when the language is perfect. Newspeak is Ingsoc and Ingsoc is Newspeak,' he added with a sort of mystical satisfaction.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • mystical = sense of wonder
  • The mystical reverence that he felt for her was somehow mixed up with the aspect of the pale, cloudless sky, stretching away behind the chimney-pots into interminable distance.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • mystical = inspiring a sense of wonder
  • Meanwhile no Inner Party member wavers for an instant in his mystical belief that the war is real, and that it is bound to end victoriously, with Oceania the undisputed master of the entire world.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • mystical = belief in realities that are beyond rational understanding
  • No hint of such speculation appears on the court record, but social disorder in any age breeds such mystical suspicions, and when, as in Salem, wonders are brought forth from below the social surface, it is too much to expect people to hold back very long from laying on the victims with all the force of their frustrations.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • mystical = relating to realities that are outside of scientific understanding and normal experience
  • And I, mystic that I bad been, I thought: Yes, man is very strong, greater than God.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Maimonides said it was only at thirty that one had the right to venture into the perilous world of mysticism.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • One evening I told him how unhappy I was because I could not find a master in Sighet to instruct me in the Zohar, the cabalistic book, the secrets of Jewish mysticism.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night

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