Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[thee-ur-jee] /ˈθi ɜr dʒi/
noun, plural theurgies.
a system of beneficent magic practiced by the Egyptian Platonists and others.
the working of a divine or supernatural agency in human affairs.
Origin of theurgy
1560-70; < Late Latin theūrgia < Greek theourgeía magic. See the-, -urgy
Related forms
theurgic, theurgical, adjective
theurgist, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for theurgist


noun (pl) -gies
  1. the intervention of a divine or supernatural agency in the affairs of man
  2. the working of miracles by such intervention
beneficent magic as taught and performed by Egyptian Neoplatonists and others
Derived Forms
theurgic, theurgical, adjective
theurgically, adverb
theurgist, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin theūrgia, from Late Greek theourgia the practice of magic, from theo-theo- + -urgia, from ergon work
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for theurgy

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for theurgist

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for theurgist