noun see numinous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • numinousness — noun The state or quality of being numinous …   Wiktionary

  • numinousness — nuˈminousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑numinous …   Useful english dictionary

  • numinous — adjective Etymology: Latin numin , numen numen Date: 1647 1. supernatural, mysterious 2. filled with a sense of the presence of divinity ; holy 3. appealing to the higher emotions or to the aesthetic sense ; spiritual • numinousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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