- thayer, sylvanus
Origin of thaumaturgy
Examples from the Web for thaumaturgy
Won′der-work, a prodigy, miracle: thaumaturgy; Won′der-work′er; Won′der-work′ing.
Thaumaturgy, thaw′ma-tur-ji, n. the art of working wonders or miracles.
Up went my startled eyes as if at some trick of thaumaturgy, some imposition on my credulity.A Case in Camera|Oliver Onions
Leam's imagination could not compass the thaumaturgy tried to be inculcated.
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
1727, from Greek thaumatourgia, from thaumatourgos (see thaumaturge).