mystique

Definition of mystique

n.1.An aura of reverence or mystery stemming from feelings of high value or interest or meaning surrounding a person or thing; as, the Kennedy mystique.
2.The aura of mystery surrounding the esoteric knowledge and skills required in certain occupations, or the power of those possessing those skills; as, the mystique of the astrophysicists.

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assumption, attitude, aura, blaze of glory, brilliance, brilliancy, charisma, climate of opinion, common belief, community sentiment, conceit, concept, conception, conclusion, consensus gentium, consideration, cult, cultism, envelope, estimate, estimation, ethos, eye, feeling, general belief, glamour, glory, halo, idea, illustriousness, impression, inscrutability, ism, judgment, lights, luster, magic, mind, mystery, nimbus, notion, numinousness, observation, opinion, personal judgment, point of view, popular belief, position, posture, presumption, preternaturalism, prevailing belief, public belief, public opinion, radiance, reaction, resplendence, resplendency, sentiment, sight, splendor, stance, strangeness, supernaturalism, theory, thinking, thought, view, way of thinking
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