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anagogic

or anagogical

[an-uh-goj-ik] /ˌæn əˈgɒdʒ ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to an anagoge.
2.
Psychology. deriving from, pertaining to, or reflecting the moral or idealistic striving of the unconscious:
anagogic image; anagogic interpretation.
Origin of anagogic
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin anagogicus. See anagoge, -ic
Related forms
anagogically, adverb
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  • His mental glance was even more oblique than theirs, fixed as it was upon the moral or spiritual—the anagogic—inference.

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