anagogic

or an·a·gog·i·cal

[ an-uh-goj-ik or an-uh-goj-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌæn əˈgɒdʒ ɪk or ˌæn əˈgɒdʒ ɪ kəl /

adjective

of or relating to an anagoge.
Psychology. deriving from, pertaining to, or reflecting the moral or idealistic striving of the unconscious: anagogic image; anagogic interpretation.

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Origin of anagogic

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Medieval Latin word anagogicus. See anagoge, -ic
Related formsan·a·gog·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for anagogic

  • His mental glance was even more oblique than theirs, fixed as it was upon the moral or spiritual—the anagogic—inference.