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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or characteristic of a numen adj. - Evincing the presence of a deity.

Usage examples (35)
  • A numinous wood
  • The term numinous is often said to have been coined by the German Lutheran scholar Rudolf
  • The term numinous is also used by C.G. Jung to depict a spiritual experience involving some kind of alteration of ego-based consciousness (i.e. "altered states").
  • numinous” from the Latin word numen, which denoted a supernatural nonpersonalized being. for more
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