- the working of wonders or miracles; magic.
Origin of thaumaturgy
Related Words for thaumaturgynecromancy, foreboding, augury, prediction, incantation, prophecy, astrology, theurgy, trickery, witchcraft, divination, fascination, alchemy, allurement, presage, illusion, abracadabra, power, enchantment, spell
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Historical Examples of thaumaturgy
It was the final triumph of Professor Vanlief's thaumaturgy.The Imitator
Arnobius and the fathers of the fourth century generally believed in the Apollonian thaumaturgy and attributed it to magic.Demonology and Devil-lore
Moncure Daniel Conway
Up went my startled eyes as if at some trick of thaumaturgy, some imposition on my credulity.A Case in Camera
Leam's imagination could not compass the thaumaturgy tried to be inculcated.
Thaumaturgy, thaw′ma-tur-ji, n. the art of working wonders or miracles.
1727, from Greek thaumatourgia, from thaumatourgos (see thaumaturge).