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Hermetic (tighly sealed; magical) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

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Definition of the adjective hermetic

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  1. completely sealed; completely airtight

Alternative definition of the adjective hermetic


  1. Of or pertaining to Hermes Trismegistus.
  2. Of or pertaining to alchemy or occult practices.
  3. Obscure; secret or unrevealed.
  4. Isolated, away from outside influence.
  5. Airtight or gas-tight; impervious to air or gases.


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Google previewDictionary of Alchemy (2004)

by Mark Haeffner

Vessel, Hermetic Euphrates or the Waters of the East (1655). The works are available in an excellent edition: ed. Alan Rudrum, The Works of Thomas Vaughan.

Google previewDictionary of Images and Symbols in Counselling (1998)

by William Stewart

Hermetic Museum A collection of metaphysical treatises and dialogues dating from the middle of the 1st century AD to the 4th century AD, purporting to be revelations of Thoth, the Egyptian god of wisdom. Much of the collection, written in ...

Google previewNew Age Encyclopedia (2003)

A Mind, Body, Spirit Reference Guide by Belinda Whitworth

Hermetic. Order. of. the. Golden. Dawn. A ritual magic society whose members were responsible for reviving much ancient knowledge, including Egyptian spirituality, alchemy, astrology, the cabbala, and the tarot. It started in London in 1888 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Witchcraft (2003)

by Michael David Bailey

HERMETIC MAGIC. A major source of magical and occult knowledge in European history was the body of writings traditionally attributed to Hermes Trismegistus (the Thrice-Great Hermes) and referred to collectively as the Corpus Hermeticum ...

Google previewA Popular Dictionary of Paganism (2013)

by Joanne Pearson

Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn Hedgewitches (ASH) was established as a contact organisation for witches working alone to make contact with each other in order to share experiences and ideas. heiros gamos See Great Rite. Hereditary ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft (2000)

by Raven Grimassi

HERMETIC is an occult science atrrihured to legendary Egyptian philosopher Hermes Tris- megistus. Hermetic philosophy forms an occult perspective of the inner workings of Nature, and it is in this that Hermetics connects with ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Witches, Witchcraft and Wicca (2008)

by Rosemary Guiley

Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn 161 a grandson of Adam and a builder of the Egyptian pyramids—but probably was the work of several persons in succession. According to legend, the books were initially written on papyrus. Clement of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Magic and Alchemy (2006)

by Rosemary Guiley

Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn 135 Ideal portrait of Hermes Trismegistus, in De Divinatione et Magicis, by Jacques Boissard. (Author's collection) are collections of aphorisms that are meant to be learned and put into practice. The most ...

Google previewHolman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)

by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper

HERMETIC LITERATURE Greek writings composed in Egypt between A.D. 100 and 300 associated with the name “Hermes Trimegistos” (Thricegreat Hermes). The Hermetic literature is a diverse collection. Some of the texts are primarily ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1900)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Hermetic Art. The art or science of alchemy ; so called from the Chaldean philosopher, Hermes Trismegis'tus, its hypothetical founder. Hermetic Books. Egyptian Imoks written under the dictation of Thoth (the Egyptiiui Hermes), the scribe of the ...

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Imagination is not something apart and hermetic, not a way of leaving reality behind; it is a way of engaging reality. (Irving Howe)
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The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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