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mɪˈstɪər i əsmys·te·ri·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifyingadjective

    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"

  2. mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphicadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. mysteriousadjective

    Of unknown origin

  2. mysteriousadjective

    Having unknown qualities

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mysteriousadjective

    of or pertaining to mystery; containing a mystery; difficult or impossible to understand; obscure not revealed or explained; enigmatical; incomprehensible

Freebase

  1. Mysterious

    "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.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mysterious' in Adjectives Frequency: #833

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mysterious in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mysterious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mysterious in a Sentence

  1. Michael Talbot:

    The most beautiful thing to experience is the mysterious. It is the true source of life, art and science.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you go to a desert, you will hear this mysterious voice: Be wise, protect your forests!

  3. Andrew Schneider:

    What are man and woman if not members of two very different and warring tribes Yet decade after decade, century after century, they attempt in marriage to reconcile and forge a union. Why I don't know. Biological imperative Divine law Or just a desire to connect to that mysterious other In any case, it's always struck me as a hopeful thing.

  4. Jim Rohn:

    Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

  5. Rainn Wilson:

    Terry Carnation is the kind of character that introduces these kind of specific, mysterious, supernatural stories, and I had been wanting to do this character and work on this character for a while.

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