occult occult  /ə ˈkəlt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
  2. (n) supernatural practices and techniques
  3. (v) cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention
  4. (v) become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished
  5. (v) hide from view
  6. (adj) hidden and difficult to see
  7. (adj) having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding

Usage(s):

  1. Boosters of the occult arts have won a relaxation of the town's strict limits on fortune tellers.
  2. Another Besant belief: California is highly electrical, hence occult manifestations are frequent.
  3. There, his occult spoutings and feral charisma attracted followers who became The Family.

News

  1. Haganai's Hirasaka to Launch Sekigan no Sh?nen Occult Maiden Manga

    Sekigan no Sh?nen Occult Maiden ~Kage Sh?~ manga with artist Chado to start on July 5
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Anime News Network

  2. HBO 'True Detective' teaser signals coming boom of New Orleans-shot TV

    'Occult' pilot hopes to join series slate that includes 'Top Chef,' 'The Originals,' 'Star-Crossed,' 'American Horror Story: Coven' and 'Treme.'
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  3. Black Sabbath to release new album, embark on world tour

    LOS ANGELES - Forty-three years ago Black Sabbath released its debut self-titled album, a collection of songs inspired by occult themes and powered by heavy-metal guitar riffs.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Denver Post

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Quotes

  1. "It used to be you went to a bookstore and asked for a book on Bigfoot and you'd be directed to the occult section, right between the Bermuda Triangle and UFOs," Meldrum said. "Now you can find some in the natural science section."
    on Nov 3, 2006 By: D Jeffrey Meldrum Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Italy is different from other countries because of the occult side of power," Sorrentino told a news conference after the film's screening.
    on May 23, 2008 By: Paolo Sorrentino Source: Reuters

  3. "These offspring have what we have called 'occult' genetic disease -- their genetic make-up is perfectly normal, but they still have the physical problems of their parents," says Carol Greider, Ph.D., director and professor of molecular biology...
    on Dec 22, 2005 By: Carol Greider Source: Newswise (press release)

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