of or relating to divination.
having the power of divination.
- man·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Other definitions for -mantic (2 of 2)
a combining form used in the formation of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -mancy: necromantic.
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How to use mantic in a sentence
He cracks wise on bro-mantic comedies, making Green Hornet, and why Harvey Weinstein is insane.
He composed the poem mantic Uttaïr, or the language of birds.Curious Myths of the Middle Ages | Sabine Baring-Gould
All souls have the "mantic" faculty—the capacity for receiving impressions from dmons—though not in an equal degree.The Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire | T. R. Glover
There is the same sort of relation between the soul and the mantic vapour as between the eye and light.The Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire | T. R. Glover
We have records of men who seem to have moved beyond the mantic stage and who prepare the way for the great Prophets.The Evolution of Old Testament Religion | W. E. Orchard
Mary says he's 'mantic like, as she calls it, but I don't believe it's no sich thing.I've Been Thinking; | Azel Stevens Roe
British Dictionary definitions for mantic (1 of 2)
of or relating to divination and prophecy
having divining or prophetic powers
- mantically, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for -mantic (2 of 2)
forming adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -mancy: necromantic
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