occultist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n occultist a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Occultist An adherent of occultism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n occultist One who believes or is versed in occultism; an initiate in the occult sciences; a mystic or esoterist.
    • occultist Of or pertaining to occultism; characteristic of, or characterized by, occultism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Occultist one who believes in occult things
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. occulĕre, occultum, to hide.

Usage

In literature:

But he was formatted improperly by a bad occultist.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
Sar Peladan was an occultist, a seer, a modern magician.
"Notes on Life and Letters" by Joseph Conrad
Indeed, the right mental attitude of the occultist was insisted upon as essential to the operation.
"Bygone Beliefs" by H. Stanley Redgrove
If I remain in Steynholme a week I shall become an occultist.
"The Postmaster's Daughter" by Louis Tracy
Advanced occultists are often able to function on both physical and astral planes at the same time, though they do not often desire to do so.
"Clairvoyance and Occult Powers" by Swami Panchadasi
Occultists have known this for many centuries.
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various
Her answer was the putting on of her cloak for a visit to the occultist's parlors.
"Double Trouble" by Herbert Quick
It is not a society of occultists, though, like innumerable other bodies, it counts occultists among its brethren.
"Devil-Worship in France" by Arthur Edward Waite
Occultists further assure us that they are recorded in the eternal archives.
"Spirit and Music" by H. Ernest Hunt
The oldest occultist's instructions regarding building up of the protective Aura.
"The Human Aura" by Swami Panchadasi
Another phase of clairvoyant phenomena of this class is that of the perception of "thought forms," as they are called by occultists.
"Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers" by Bhakta Vishita
And to the occultist All are Blessed, even to the last soul in the scale of life.
"Reincarnation and the Law of Karma" by William Walker Atkinson
His the Presence that cheered the solitary mystics, the hunted occultists, the patient seekers after truth.
"Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries" by Annie Besant
Then there was all that occultistic hodgepodge with the old Hindoo.
"The Long Arm" by Franz Habl
Patience was no occultist.
"Comrades" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Occultists began to speak of her amongst themselves as one who would yet save France.
"Ghosts I Have Seen" by Violet Tweedale
For the occultist this fact is visible in the aura.
"The Way of Initiation" by Rudolf Steiner
Paracelsus, one of the greatest occultists the world has known, was positive that men could change into animals.
"Human Animals" by Frank Hamel
Occultists, as will readily be understood, set great store by crystal-gazing, finding in it positive proof of spirit action.
"Adventurings in the Psychical" by H. Addington Bruce
Doubtless the occultists of that day sought to establish some plausible connection between the act of stretching and the caprices of chance.
"Sharps and Flats" by John Nevil Maskelyne
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In news:

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