levitation

[Saint Joseph of Cupertino]
Article

In general, the term designates the physical phenomena by which object are suspended in the air by supposed supernormal means. Some ecstatics received this gift, were known to lift from the ground when at prayer, and are often depicted this way in art.

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MLA Citation

  • “levitation”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 March 2010. Web. 28 May 2015. <>