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a. The belief that the dead communicate with the living, as through a medium.
b. The practices or doctrines of those holding such a belief.
2. A philosophy, doctrine, or religion emphasizing the spiritual aspect of being.

spir′i·tu·al·ist n.
spir′i·tu·al·is′tic adj.
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Adj.1.spiritualistic - of or relating to or connected with spiritualism
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The next, `The theory of the book is bad, full of morbid fancies, spiritualistic ideas, and unnatural characters.
He gradually grew more morbid, and became a rather pitiful victim of insomnia, the drug chloral, and spiritualistic delusions about his wife.
Spall recreates Turner as a rascal who, though "phlegm-filled", produced epic artworks in a spiritualistic way that was revolutionary and radical.
intrapersonal conflict over behaving in keeping with materialistic orientation versus a more spiritualistic or moralistic orientation;
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But how the `providence' rescued him (Nawaz) from the brutal claws of `ONE' that `dollarised' the Muslim blood is not only miraculous but spiritualistic thought-provoking.
In addition to Spiritualism, Hall was interested in Theosophy even though she was a Roman Catholic and confessed her spiritualistic practices, hoping to find a priest who would find them acceptable (though she did not).
Ernie O'Malley did indeed live the idea of a republic and came to believe that "the spiritualistic interpretation of nationalism is the only thing that matters.
52) Braaten, in Mother Church, suggested that "Protestantism ought to put an end to talk about unity in spiritualistic terms, as if the unity we have in Christ is an esoteric, invisible unity that defies expression through visible forms" (Braaten, Mother Church, p.
ISLAMABAD -- Renowned for his spiritualistic approach towards life, Ashfaq Ahmed who was a distinguished writer, playwright, broadcaster and an intellectual, was remembered on his death anniversary Friday.