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The belief in and study of hidden supernatural powers, especially with the aim of bringing them under human control.
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(Alternative Belief Systems) belief in and the study and practice of magic, astrology, etc
ˈoccultist n, adj
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oc•cult•ism(əˈkʌl tɪz əm)
1. belief in the existence of secret, mysterious, or supernatural agencies.
2. the study or practice of occult arts.
oc•cult′ist, n., adj.
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a belief that certain secret, mysterious, or supernatural agencies exist and that human beings may communicate with them or have their assistance. — occultist, n., adj.See also: Religion
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|Noun||1.||occultism - the study of the supernatural|
|2.||occultism - a belief in supernatural powers and the possibility of bringing them under human control|
supernaturalism - a belief in forces beyond ordinary human understanding
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noun black magic, magic, witchcraft, wizardry, sorcery, the black arts, necromancy, diabolism, theurgy, supernaturalism the revival of interest in occultism and practical magic
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occultism[ˈɒkəltɪzəm] N → ocultismo m
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n → Okkultismus m
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occultism[ˈɒkʌlˌtɪz/əm] n → occultismo
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