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Origin of esoterism
OTHER WORDS FROM esoterismes·o·ter·ist, noun
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What does esoterism mean?
The word esoterism can also refer to esoteric beliefs or writings. A similar term is esoterica, which collectively refers to such knowledge or to books and other works that contain such topics.
Someone who practices esoterism or holds such beliefs can be called an esoterist.
Where does esoterism come from?
The first records of the word esoterism come from the 1800s. It comes from the Greek esóter(os), meaning “inner.” The suffix -ism indicates a state, condition, doctrine, or system.
Esoterism involves things that can only be understood by an inner circle of people, such as those with in-depth knowledge of an obscure subject. When you come across something that is veiled in esoterism, it’s often difficult to understand what any of it means, unless you happen to have the esoteric knowledge needed to comprehend it.
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What are some other forms related to esoterism?
- esoterist (noun)
- esoteric (adjective)
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How is esoterism used in real life?
The word esoterism is often used in discussion of mystical and occult topics, especially obscure writings about them.
Interesting. There was a lot of interest in the occult and esoterism in her day, but I assume NAR folks must not read her as "occult" or they'd have to denounce her as a witch, no? CC: @brucewilson
— Chrissy in the Dumbest Dystopia (@C_Stroop) January 21, 2020
yes, ultimately it comes down to perspective but the geocentric view is still far superior in general; heliocentrism is esoterism and the adaption of this viewpoint for the broad massses has been a disaster.
— kartoshkA † (@aesthetici4n) August 13, 2020
If I praised and quoted big shots of esoterism that you read in books to back every single thing I say you'd love it. As I say it as myself, a Brazilian on twitter speaking in Portuguese, people find it ridiculous or comic. U guys don't respect Brazilians in any area.
— Don Giulio (@RealDonGiulio) August 12, 2020
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Is esoterism used correctly in the following sentence?
My local independent bookstore has an impressive collection of esoterism—there’s some really far-out stuff in there!
Example sentences from the Web for esoterism
The latest religious invention in America is Esoterism, which promises immortality to its followers—immortality, that is all!Jonathan and His Continent|Max O'Rell