Related Words for cabbalismpietism, spiritualism, cabalism, cabala, quietism, kabala, cabbalism, ontologism, orphism
- a variant spelling of kabbalah
Word Origin and History for cabbalism
1520s, from Medieval Latin cabbala, from Mishnaic Hebrew qabbalah "reception, received lore, tradition," especially "tradition of mystical interpretation of the Old Testament," from qibbel "to receive, admit, accept." Cf. Arabic qabala "he received, accepted."