Antonyms for mystic

Grammar : Adj
Spell : mis-tik
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmɪs tɪk

Definition of mystic

Origin :
  • late 14c., "spiritually allegorical, pertaining to mysteries of faith," from Old French mistique "mysterious, full of mystery" (14c.), or directly from Latin mysticus "mystical, mystic, of secret rites" (source also of Italian mistico, Spanish mistico), from Greek mystikos "secret, mystic, connected with the mysteries," from mystes "one who has been initiated" (see mystery (n.1)). Meaning "pertaining to occult practices or ancient religions" first recorded 1610s.
  • adj secret
Example sentences :
  • It is bitter in Baudelaire, sweet and plaintive in Lamartine, mystic in Verlaine.
  • Extract from : « De Profundis » by Oscar Wilde
  • You were in a poppy sleep on the mystic flowers of ancient dreams.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • There was that mystic depth of expression which comes from ancient Egypt.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • But they are, above all, the thoughts of a mystic, moving in a Divine presence.
  • Extract from : « A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume I » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • This, then, was that mystic past against which her figure had stood out!
  • Extract from : « Cleo The Magnificent » by Louis Zangwill
  • I belong to the great and mystic brotherhood of mountain worshippers.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • He misses the mystic hour when ghosts of the green 128 life are about.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • At noon, I pass by a garden redolent of mystic scents and tarry awhile.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • There is no mystic enthusiasm or rapturous contemplation of ideas.
  • Extract from : « Philebus » by Plato
  • He saw it all as by a mystic flash of light, which looked back into the past.
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine

Synonyms for mystic

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