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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of or relating to a person who acts as intermediary between the natural and supernatural worlds, using magic to cure illness, foretell the future, control spiritual forces, etc.

Usage examples (37)
  • The word shamanic, being associated with pawo and nenjom, is likely to be misunderstood in Bhutan without a couple of examples.
  • Pamela's jewelry resonates with a kind of shamanic thinking that drives her to spend the majority of her time "uncontrollably" making it.
  • Its current owner uses it for her shamanic practice.
  • The same is true in any number of shamanic traditions. for more
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