Mystic Mys"tic, Mystical Mys"tic*al, a. [L. mysticus, Gr. ? belonging to secret rites, from ? one initiated: cf. F. mystique. See 1st {Mystery}, {Misty}.] 1. Remote from or beyond human comprehension; baffling human understanding; unknowable; obscure; mysterious. [1913 Webster]

Heaven's numerous hierarchy span The mystic gulf from God to man. --Emerson. [1913 Webster]

God hath revealed a way mystical and supernatural. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

2. Importing or implying mysticism; involving some secret meaning; allegorical; emblematical; as, a mystic dance; mystic Babylon. [1913 Webster]

Thus, then, did the spirit of unity and meekness inspire every joint and sinew of the mystical body. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. employing mysticism; as, mystical intuition; mystical explanations; -- contrasted to {logical}, {rational}, {analytical}. [WordNet 1.5] -- {Mys"tic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Mys"tic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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