cabalism

[kab-uh-liz-uh m]
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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

First recorded in 1580–90; cabal(a) + -ism
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