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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Esoteric teachings or practices.
  • n. The quality or condition of being esoteric.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The tendency to promote or desire the esoteric.
  • n. Doctrines or practices of esoteric knowledge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Esoteric doctrine or principles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Esoteric doctrine or principles; devotion to or inclination for mysticism or occultism. Also esoterism.

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