cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying(adj)
of an obscure nature
"the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands"
mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphic(adj)
having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
"mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients"
Of unknown origin
Having unknown qualities
of or pertaining to mystery; containing a mystery; difficult or impossible to understand; obscure not revealed or explained; enigmatical; incomprehensible
"Mysterious" is Jentina's third and final single from her eponynomus debut album, Jentina, and was released only in Italy. Plans were made for a UK release but were cancelled. A music video, directed by Ben Ib was made for this single with a futuristic theme. The video was mostly computerized with Jentina singing in many different locations and appearing in many different magazines.
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Rank popularity for the word 'mysterious' in Adjectives Frequency: #833
The numerical value of mysterious in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of mysterious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
As we acquire more knowldege, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious.
The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.
As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
It’s mysterious and very inconclusive, we've had a lot of people look at it and no one has been able to say definitively who the people are and where they're from.
America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- misteriósCatalan, Valencian
- záhadný, tajuplný, tajemnýCzech
- cyfriniol, rhiniolWelsh
- rätselhaft, mysteriösGerman
- misteriozko, misteriotsuBasque
- مبهم, مرموزPersian
- salaperäinen, mystinenFinnish
- rúnda, rúndiamhairIrish
- dìomhairScottish Gaelic
- गूढ, रहस्यपूर्णHindi
- rejtelmes, rejtélyes, titokzatosHungarian
- հանելուկային, խորհրդավոր, առեղծվածայինArmenian
- 神秘的, 不思議, ミステリアスJapanese
- 神秘, 한, 신비한Korean
- tectus, reconditus, obscurus, secretus, mysterius, occultus, mysticus, arcanus, myticusLatin
- noslēpumains, mīklainsLatvian
- нууц далдMongolian
- penuh misteriMalay
- geheimzinnig, mysterieus, raadselachtigDutch
- misteriosa, misteriosoPortuguese
- таинственный, загадочныйRussian
- zagonetan, загонетан, тајанствен, tajanstvenSerbo-Croatian
- tajomný, záhadnýSlovak
- gizemli, esrarlıTurkish
- thần bí, 神秘Vietnamese
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