(?), n. [Gr. union of the soul with God; God + a mixing, akin to to mix.] 1. A mixture of the worship of different gods, as of Jehovah and idols.
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This syncretistic theocracy by no means excludes in him [Solomon] the proper service of idols.
J. Murphy.
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2. (Philos.) An intimate union of the soul with God in contemplation, -- an ideal of the Neoplatonists and of some Oriental mystics.
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