1. Metaphysics. The fundamental reality of the universe is not material. 2. The belief that spirits of dead people live in another world and communicate with us through mediums. 3. The belief that all humans and animals have a soul that is part of the larger universe. See panpsychism.

SPIRITUALISM: "Joe believed in spiritualism and that ghosts visited him."
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