Primitive or magical ritual using objects or actions resembling or symbolically associated with the event or person over which influence is sought.
More example sentences
- Quackery usually involves integrating metaphysics and such things as sympathetic magic or spiritualism with healing.
- All such forms of divination seem to be based on sympathetic magic and cold reading.
- Empty words that everyone seemed to believe would magically draw profits, sympathetic magic from chanting corporate shamans.
Definition of sympathetic magic in:
- The US English dictionary