mystic; of or relating to supernatural agencies, affairs, occurrences, etc.: a strange, mystical experience.
spiritually symbolic: a mystical vision of the hereafter.
obscure in meaning; mysterious: mystical circumstances.
Origin of mystical
1425–75;Related formsmys·ti·cal·ly, adverbmys·ti·cal·i·ty, mys·ti·cal·ness, noun
late Middle English. See mystic
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Examples from the Web for mystically
Historical Examples of mystically
"Miss Saunders is going to paint me," said Charmian, mystically.
It had a mystically religious, and also obviously sexual, signification.
It was mystically, intuitively, spiritually that I began to advance.
He has been ridiculed for saying this, but he was mystically very right.
There was no leopard; he had vanished as mystically as a spirit might have done.
British Dictionary definitions for mystically
Derived Formsmystically, adverbmysticalness, noun
relating to or characteristic of mysticism
Christianity having a divine or sacred significance that surpasses natural human apprehension
having occult or metaphysical significance, nature, or force
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Word Origin and History for mystically
late 15c., "enigmatic, obscure, symbolic," from mystic + -al (1). Related: Mystically. Meaning "having spiritual significance" is from 1520s.
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