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cabalism

[kab-uh-liz-uh m] /ˈkæb əˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
the principles or doctrines of the cabala.
2.
an interpretation of something according to the doctrines of the cabala.
3.
any mystic or occult doctrine; mysticism; occultism.
4.
extreme traditionalism in theological conception or interpretation.
5.
obfuscation or obscurantism, especially resulting from an excessively recondite vocabulary:
the cabalism of some modern literary criticism.
Origin of cabalism
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; cabal(a) + -ism
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