Meaning of “mystic” in the English Dictionary

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"mystic" in British English

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mysticnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɪs.tɪk/ us /ˈmɪs.tɪk/

someone who attempts to be united with God through prayer

adjective uk /ˈmɪs.tɪ.kəl/ us /ˈmɪs.tɪ.kəl/ also mystic

a mystical religion

(Definition of “mystic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mystic" in American English

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mysticnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɪs·tɪk/

a person who tries to communicate directly with God or other forces controlling the universe:

His ideas might sound familiar to New Age mystics today.

(Definition of “mystic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)