Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being an adept; adeptness: specifically used in theosophy.

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Examples

  • Those who pass such judgements make a claim to adeptship themselves in order to perform such an evaluative role.

    Frequently Asked Questions about the Work on the Nrcromonicon Version 1.2 by Kendrick Kerwin Chua

  • Once I was a common man, nor have I lost all human attributes in the numberless eons of my adeptship.

    Conan the Adventurer

  • This did not satisfy his ambitions, for he wished to be numbered among the rishis or adepts, and subjected himself to the most horrible asceticism to qualify himself for adeptship.

    The Darrow Enigma

  • His touch upon a book spoke of adeptship in that world ....

    Foes

  • Carbuccia, though, by what device of the devil he divined the doctor's adeptship, the devil and not the doctor could alone explain at the moment.

    Devil-Worship in France or The Question of Lucifer

  • The student of this work will not need the higher instruction regarding adeptship at this time, as he has much to do and accomplish before he reaches that stage, but it may be well to initiate him into the elementary stages of the Yogi exercises for developing Universal Consciousness, and if he is in earnest he will discover means and methods whereby he may progress.

    The Hindu-Yogi Science Of Breath

  • Inside that cottage you will find two Yogis -- men who are only one remove from the highest plane of adeptship.

    The Mystery of Cloomber

  • It is probable that they are all advanced chelas who hope in time to attain to the supreme honour of adeptship. "

    The Mystery of Cloomber

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