Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or stemming from mysticism or immediate understanding of spiritual matters, especially when experienced as direct communion with God.
  • adjective Symbolic or allegorical, especially with regard to spirituality.
  • adjective Awe-inspiring or mysterious.
  • adjective Believed or maintained with awe or deep respect, especially when contrary to or lacking factual evidence.
  • adjective Of or relating to mystic rites or practices.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as mystic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Relating to mystics or mysticism.
  • adjective Having a spiritual significance that transcends human understanding.
  • adjective Inspiring a sense of spiritual mystery, awe, and fascination.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of mysticism
  • adjective having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
  • adjective relating to or resembling mysticism

Etymologies

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From mystic +‎ -al

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