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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A belief in supernatural powers and the possibility of bringing them under human control; The study of the supernatural.

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  • Some extend the term occultism to cover mysticism and the spiritual life generally, but that is not a legitimate use of either word.
  • Nor has this spiritual power any conceivable relation to what is currently known as occultism, or a thing to be attained by any series of prescribed outer actions.
  • We are not in any way trying to focus attention on some empty kind of occultism, or to suggest a semi-crazy, semi-magical interpretation of facts.
  • “She’s dabblin’ in some damn-fool kind of occultism,” said Lord Wutherwood, turning pale with annoyance. for more
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