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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of or relating to religious philosophy or speculation about the nature of the soul based on mystical insight into the nature of God.

Usage examples (34)
  • Besides these -- often crude and clumsy -- romances they possessed what may be called "theosophic" treatises and revelations of a highly mystical character.
  • Even theosophic occultism speaks of itself as "science."
  • Of the four great Rabbis, who the Talmud says entered upon theosophic studies, only Akiba came through safely.
  • These religions exercised a particular fascination because they dealt largely in esoteric doctrines and in theosophic speculation. for more
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