cabbala

(redirected from cabbalistical)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

cabbala

(kəˈbɑːlə)
n
(Judaism) a variant spelling of kabbalah
cabbalism n
ˈcabbalist n
ˌcabbaˈlistic, ˌcabbaˈlistical adj

cab•a•la

or cab•ba•la or

(ˈkæb ə lə, kəˈbɑ-)

n., pl. -las.
1. (often cap.) a system of esoteric philosophy developed by rabbis, reaching its peak in the Middle Ages and based on a mystical method of interpreting the Scriptures.
2. any occult doctrine or science.
[1515–25; < Medieval Latin cab(b)ala < Hebrew qabbālāh tradition]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cabbala - an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret
arcanum, secret - information known only to a special group; "the secret of Cajun cooking"
2.Cabbala - an esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries
theosophy - a system of belief based on mystical insight into the nature of God and the soul
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Translations

cabbala

[kəˈbɑːlə] Ncábala f