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noun [U]    /ˈmɪs·təˌsɪz·əm/
the belief that it is possible to directly obtain truth or achieve communication with God or other forces controlling the universe by prayer and contemplation (= serious, quiet consideration) mystical    /ˈmɪs·tɪ·kəl/ adjective (also mystic,  /ˈmɪs·tɪk/) a mystical experience
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