or an·a·gog·i·cal

[an-uh-goj-ik or an-uh-goj-i-kuh l]


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.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for anagogic

mystical, symbolical

Examples from the Web for anagogic

Historical Examples of anagogic

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