Anagogical



of or relating to an .
Psychology. deriving from, pertaining to, or reflecting the moral or idealistic striving of the unconscious:
anagogic image; anagogic interpretation.
Historical Examples

The anagorical is what the dictionaries call the anagogical sense.
The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales Mrs. Alfred Gatty

But I said this anagogical sense was hard to be attained to and difficult of comprehension.
The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales Mrs. Alfred Gatty

This anagogical return of beings to the First is necessary, whether it be mediate or immediate.
Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4 Plotinos (Plotinus)

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