verb (used with object), mys·ti·cized, mys·ti·ciz·ing.

to make mystical; give mystical meaning to: to mysticize natural phenomena.

verb (used without object), mys·ti·cized, mys·ti·ciz·ing.

to speak or write on mystical subjects.

Nearby words

  1. mystical theology,
  2. mystically,
  3. mysticete,
  4. mysticism,
  5. mysticity,
  6. mysticly,
  7. mystification,
  8. mystified,
  9. mystify,
  10. mystique

Also especially British, mys·ti·cise.

Origin of mysticize

First recorded in 1670–80; mystic + -ize

Related formsun·mys·ti·cize, verb (used with object), un·mys·ti·cized, un·mys·ti·ciz·ing. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019