Definitions for mysteriousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mys•te•ri•ous*mɪˈstɪər i əs(adj.)

  1. involving or full of mystery:

    a mysterious phone call.

  2. suggesting or implying a mystery:

    a mysterious smile.

  3. puzzling; inexplicable:

    a mysterious inscription on an ancient tomb.

* Syn: mysterious , inscrutable , mystical , obscure refer to that which is not easily comprehended or explained. That which is mysterious , by being unknown or puzzling, excites curiosity or awe: a mysterious disease.inscrutable applies to that which is impenetrable, so enigmatic that one cannot interpret it: an inscrutable smile. That which is mystical has a secret significance, such as that attaching to certain rites or signs: mystical symbols. That which is obscure is discovered or comprehended dimly or with difficulty: obscure motives.

mys•te′ri•ous•ness(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. mysteriousness(Noun)

    The quality of being mysterious.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mysteriousness(noun)

    the state or quality of being mysterious

  2. Mysteriousness(noun)

    something mysterious; a mystery

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