Definition of Anagogic

1. Adjective. Based on or exemplifying anagoge.

Exact synonyms: Anagogical
Partainyms: Anagoge, Anagoge



Definition of Anagogic

1. a. Mystical; having a secondary spiritual meaning; as, the rest of the Sabbath, in an anagogical sense, signifies the repose of the saints in heaven; an anagogical explication.

Definition of Anagogic

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or employing an anagoge ¹

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Definition of Anagogic

1. anagoge [adj] - See also: anagoge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anagogic

anaglyphs
anaglyphy
anaglypta
anaglyptas
anaglyptic
anaglyptical
anaglyptics
anaglyptograph
anaglyptographic
anaglyptography
anagnorises
anagnorisis
anagnost
anagoge
anagoges
anagogic (current term)
anagogical
anagogically
anagogics
anagogies
anagogy
anagram
anagram dictionary
anagrammatic
anagrammatical
anagrammatically
anagrammatise
anagrammatised
anagrammatises
anagrammatising

Literary usage of Anagogic

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1. Problems of Mysticism and Its Symbolism by Herbert Silberer (1917)
"As has been shown by two fairy tales and as I could have abundantly shown from countless others, the psychoanalytic and the anagogic interpretations are ..."

2. Papers on Psycho-analysis by Ernest Jones (1918)
"It is clear that the anagogic aspect of symbolism is only a special case of the general 'future idea' conception discussed above, and that the relation ..."

3. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1891)
"... the Knight of the Lion is received into the order of the Knighthood of Baptism, in the presence of an old man, who turns out to be time anagogic Master, ..."

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