— mysticity /mi stis"i tee/ , n. — mysticly , adv.
/mis"tik/ , adj.
1. involving or characterized by esoteric, otherworldly, or symbolic practices or content, as certain religious ceremonies and art; spiritually significant; ethereal.
2. of the nature of or pertaining to mysteries known only to the initiated: mystic rites.
3. of occult character, power, or significance: a mystic formula.
4. of obscure or mysterious character or significance.
5. of or pertaining to mystics or mysticism.
6. a person who claims to attain, or believes in the possibility of attaining, insight into mysteries transcending ordinary human knowledge, as by direct communication with the divine or immediate intuition in a state of spiritual ecstasy.
7. a person initiated into religious mysteries.
[ 1275-1325; ME mystik mysticus mystikós, equiv. to mýst ( es ) an initiate into the mysteries + -ikos -IC; akin to myeîn to initiate, teach ]