Definition of numinous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnjuːmɪnəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnuːmɪnəs//
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having a strong religious and spiritual quality that makes you feel that God is present Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin numen, numin- ‘divine will’ + -ous.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: numinous