thaumaturgy

[ thaw-muh-tur-jee ]
/ ˈθɔ məˌtɜr dʒi /

noun

the working of wonders or miracles; magic.

Nearby words

  1. thaumato-,
  2. thaumatology,
  3. thaumatrope,
  4. thaumaturge,
  5. thaumaturgic,
  6. thaw,
  7. thaxter,
  8. thayendanegea,
  9. thayer,
  10. thayer, sylvanus

Origin of thaumaturgy

From the Greek word thaumatourgía, dating back to 1720–30. See thaumato-, -urgy

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Word Origin and History for thaumaturgy

thaumaturgy

n.

1727, from Greek thaumatourgia, from thaumatourgos (see thaumaturge).

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