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Definitions for mysterious
mɪˈstɪər i əsmys·te·ri·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. mysterious(Adjective)

    Of unknown origin

  2. mysterious(Adjective)

    Having unknown qualities

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mysterious(adj)

    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. Ken Findlay:

    There is something a little mysterious about it, but it's not mysterious that it's happening, it's the how it's happening and the why it's happening, we need time to unpack those questions.

  2. Victor Hugo, Les Miserables:

    Nothing discernable to the eye of the spirit is more brilliant or obscure than man; nothing is more formidible, complex, mysterious, and infinite. There is a prospect greater than the sea, and it is the sky; there is a prospect greater than the sky, and it is the human soul.

  3. Elizabeth Bowen:

    No object is mysterious. The mystery is in your eye.

  4. Fadila Hammachi:

    The island is so beautiful and mysterious. It's like Hawaii, i hope more people come but not too many. I like it for myself.

  5. Harry Emerson Fosdick:

    He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.

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