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kabbalism

or cab·a·lism

[ kab-uh-liz-uhm ]
/ ˈkæb əˌlɪz əm /
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noun
the principles or doctrines of the kabbalah.
an interpretation of something according to the doctrines of the kabbalah.
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 kabbalism of some modern literary criticism.
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Also cab·ba·lism, kab·a·lism .

Origin of kabbalism

First recorded in 1580–90; kabbalah + -ism
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