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anagogic

[ an-uh-goj-ik ]
/ ˌæn əˈgɒdʒ ɪk /
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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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Also an·a·gog·i·cal [an-uh-goj-i-kuhl] /ˌæn əˈgɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ .

Origin of anagogic

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Medieval Latin word anagogicus.See anagoge, -ic
an·a·gog·i·cal·ly, adverb
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  • His mental glance was even more oblique than theirs, fixed as it was upon the moral or spiritual—the anagogic—inference.

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