[ UK /θiːəsˈɒfɪst/ ]
  1. a believer in theosophy
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How To Use theosophist In A Sentence

  • She speaks admiringly of Madame Blavatsky, theosophy's founder, as well as England's leading theosophists Annie Besant and Charles Leadbeater.
  • The term neoplasticism was coined by Mondrian's friend the Dutch mathematician and theosophist M.J.H. Schoenmaekers.
  • Then there was a black-eyed restaurant waiter who was a theosophist, a union baker who was an agnostic, an old man who baffled all of them with the strange philosophy that WHAT Chapter 7
  • Theosophists rejuvenated an age-old belief in the visibility of spiritual states.
  • It may have been his experimentation with mysticism — he was a sort of theosophist for a while. Matthew Yglesias » Commerce Cabinet Crisis X: Henry Wallace
  • To the amazement and disappointment of Annie Besant and some of the other theosophists, he gave up all the power and prestige that he had gained under their tutelage.
  • Son of an Indian Theosophist, Jiddu's gift was discovered by Annie Besant's closest colleague C. W. Leadbeater in 1909.
  • But within a short time he had tired of all this wholeness and flowing, and suspected Tagore of being just another “theosophist,” and was sitting up late with Yeats to help revise “The Two Kings” line by line. A Revolutionary Simpleton
  • The strange far-off oriental words which today scholars discuss, theosophists manipulate, and charlatans employ as catchpennies were common words in the every-day speech of the Hindu people, two or three thousand years ago. The Religions of Japan From the Dawn of History to the Era of Méiji
  • Whether this be a low order of deceiving and "lying spirits," as Professor Barrett and others are apparently inclined to believe, or whether it be a fraction of the medium's own mind (Flournoy, Morselli), or whether it be the spirit it claims to be, or whether it belongs to some other even more doubtful order of intelligence, such as postulated by the Theosophists and certain Mystics and Occultists, _that_ is a question which we cannot at present answer, and for which we may have to wait for several hundred years before one can be satisfactorily given. The Problems of Psychical Research Experiments and Theories in the Realm of the Supernormal
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