Etymology
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numinous (adj.)

"divine, spiritual, of or pertaining to a numen," 1640s, from Latin numen (genitive numinis) "divine will," properly "divine approval expressed by nodding the head," from nuere "to nod," from PIE *neue- "to nod" (source also of Greek neuein "to nod;" Old Irish asnoi "to promise," adnoi "to entrust") + -ous.

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Definitions of numinous

numinous (adj.)
evincing the presence of a deity;
a numinous wood
the most numinous moment in the Mass
numinous (adj.)
of or relating to or characteristic of a numen;
From wordnet.princeton.edu