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Numinous

February 13, 2011

Many thanks to a random English Lit graduate and dictionary.com for this word which expresses, in the words of the Jigga man, moments of clarity. Also it sounds fun.

nu·mi·nous

[noo-muh-nuhs, nyoo-]

–adjective

1.

of, pertaining to, or like a numen;  spiritual or supernatural.
2.

surpassing comprehension or understanding; mysterious: thatelement in artistic expression that remains numinous.
3.

arousing one’s elevated feelings of duty, honor, loyalty, etc.:a benevolent and numinous paternity.

 

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