Definition of mysticism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

mysticism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmɪstəˌsɪzəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the belief that knowledge of God and of real truth can be found through prayer and meditation rather than through reason and the senses Eastern mysticism There is a strong element of mysticism in his poetry.
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