hermetism
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1897 1. a. a system of ideas based on hermetic teachings b. adherence to or practice of hermetic doctrine 2. the practice of being hermetically mysterious <
it is not…willful hermetism, if the message of their art is veiled and indirect — R. J. Goldwater
>
hermetist noun

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