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Hermeticism

[ hur-met-uh-siz-uhm ]
/ hɜrˈmɛt əˌsɪz əm /
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noun (sometimes lowercase)
the body of ideas set forth in Hermetic writings.
adherence to the ideas expressed in Hermetic writings.
the occult sciences, especially alchemy.
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Also Her·me·tism [hur-mi-tiz-uhm]. /ˈhɜr mɪˌtɪz əm/.

Origin of Hermeticism

First recorded in 1890–95; hermetic + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Hermeticism

Her·met·i·cist, adjective, noun
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