cabalism

cabalism

[kab-uh-liz-uhm]
noun
1.
the principles or doctrines of the cabala.
2.
an interpretation of something according to the doctrines of the cabala.
3.
any mystic or occult doctrine; mysticism; occultism.
4.
extreme traditionalism in theological conception or interpretation.
5.
obfuscation or obscurantism, especially resulting from an excessively recondite vocabulary: the cabalism of some modern literary criticism.

Origin:
1580–90; cabal(a) + -ism

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cabala (kəˈbɑːlə)
 
n
a variant spelling of kabbalah
 
cabalism
 
n
 
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kabbalah, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah (kəˈbɑːlə)
 
n
1.  an ancient Jewish mystical tradition based on an esoteric interpretation of the Old Testament
2.  any secret or occult doctrine or science
 
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