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oc·cult·ism

 (ə-kŭl′tĭz′əm, ŏk′ŭl-)
n.
The belief in and study of hidden supernatural powers, especially with the aim of bringing them under human control.

oc·cult′ist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.occultist - a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Chaldaean, Chaldean, Chaldee - a wise man skilled in occult learning
witch, enchantress - a female sorcerer or magician
psychic - a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
necromancer, sorcerer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist, wizard, magician - one who practices magic or sorcery
Translations

occultist

[ˈɒkəltɪst] Nocultista mf

occultist

nOkkultist(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
The poet is an occultist in the truest sense of the word.
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Notorious British occultist Aleister Crowley tried to claim the credit, insisting he invented the usage of a V sign in February 1941 as a magical foil to the Nazis' use of the Swastika.
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This was Britain's most bizarre wartime propaganda exercise - and its architect was former Worcestershire schoolboy Cecil Williamson, a highprofile occultist.
Depressed, Devi and her husband consulted a local occultist who performed rituals.
In fact, legend has it he was besties with the Pope, a practising occultist, a spy and (most likely) a bit of a fantasist who threw wild society bashes attended by everyone from HG Wells to high profile Nazis.
Occultist Leo Vinci presents The Book of Practical Candle Magic, a guide to magical techniques requiring only a minimum of equipment and experience.
Crowley, who died in 1947 aged 73, was an occultist and magician known as "the wickedest man in the world".
The infamous occultist and mountaineer, Aleister Crowley; engineer and artist, Leonardo Da Vinci and the greatest songwriter alive today, Neil Young.
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Ultimately this essay will demonstrate that even though Lovecraft himself was not an occultist and considered his work simple weird fiction, his works are indeed suited superlatively, if inappropriately, to co-option by real occult groups.