occultism occultism

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the study of the supernatural
  2. (n) a belief in supernatural powers and the possibility of bringing them under human control

Usage(s):

  1. Throughout his life, Freud dabbled with occultism and telepathy.
  2. In Italy, it is not so much the quantity as the quality of occultism that has changed.
  3. The Mai Mai, who believe in magic and occultism, began cutting open people's stomachs even before killing them to take parts of their bodies for fetishes.

News

  • Official: Deal with devil prompted girl's killing

    This booking photo provided by the Houston Police Department shows Jose E. Reyes. Police say evidence of occultism was found in the weekend slaying of a 15-year-old girl. They say evidence of occultism was found on the girl's body and in the vacant apartment where she was found.
    on February 12, 2014     Source: Greene County Messenger

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