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1. Of or relating to a numen; supernatural.
2. Filled with or characterized by a sense of a supernatural presence: a numinous place.
3. Spiritually elevated; sublime.
4. arousing spiritual or religious emotions
5. mysterious or awe-inspiring Latin numen divine will

The term numinosity isn’t too well-known beyond the academic study of religion and anthropology.

In a sense numinosity is like the more familiar term luminosity.

But numinosity refers to a subtle, spiritual light instead of an outwardly visible light such as the luminosity of the moon.

While numinosity and luminosity may coexist, they remain somehow different.
"The sprinkling of Holy Water was the most numinous moment in the Mass"

"After meditation, Jenny is often filled with great feelings of numinosity."
by Jennifire October 10, 2008
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A celebrity free pass is an agreement between you and your significant other that if you meet said celebrity and there is an opportunity to sleep with them, your partner cannot get mad at you for doing so because you had agreed before hand that this person was your celebrity free pass. It is ideal if both of you in the relationship choose a celebrity free pass so that the playing field is even.
Julia met Drake at a bar, and hooked up with him, knowing that her significant other could not be mad at her, because Drake was her celebrity free pass.
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