cabalism

[ kab-uh-liz-uh m ]
/ ˈkæb əˌlɪz əm /

noun

the principles or doctrines of the cabala.
an interpretation of something according to the doctrines of the cabala.
any mystic or occult doctrine; mysticism; occultism.
extreme traditionalism in theological conception or interpretation.
obfuscation or obscurantism, especially resulting from an excessively recondite vocabulary: the cabalism of some modern literary criticism.

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Origin of cabalism

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