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Synonyms for mystery
ˈmɪs tə ri, -trimys·te·ry

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Wiktionary3.0 / 7 votes

  1. mysterynoun


  2. mysterynoun

    Something secret or unexplainable; unknown.

    The truth behind the events remains a mystery.


  3. mysterynoun

    Someone or thing with an obscure or puzzling nature.

    That man is a mystery.


  4. mysterynoun

    A particular event or series of events in the life of Christ.

    The second decade of the Rosary concerns the Sorrowful mysteries, such as the crucifixion and the crowning with thorns.


English Synonyms and Antonyms1.5 / 6 votes

  1. mystery

    cloud, cloudiness, concealment, hiding, obscuration, shrouding, veiling

    apocalypse, disclosure, manifestation, revelation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.1 / 7 votes

  1. mystery

    enigma, puzzle, obscurity, secrecy, veil, shroud, arcanum

    publication, solution, commonplace, truism, matter-of-fact

Princeton's WordNet3.2 / 9 votes

  1. mystery, enigma, secret, closed booknoun

    something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained

    "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets"

    arcanum, brain-teaser, whodunit, conundrum, riddle, secret, closed book, enigma, mystery story

  2. mystery, mystery story, whodunitnoun

    a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie

    enigma, secret, closed book, whodunit, mystery story

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. mysterynoun

    secret, enigma, riddle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. mysterynoun

    secret, enigma, riddle, intricacy, arcanum

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How to use mystery in a sentence?

  1. Salihin Kondoker:

    There is so much mystery with this case, the mystery needs to be resolved.

  2. Oscar Wilde:

    The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death.

  3. The Divine Pymander:

    The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life... Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for therein lies the secret of immortality.

  4. Carla Gugino:

    The mystery continues even as you start to understand who these people are and you get a new context. There is then mystery of the mystery of human beings, it’s very engaging.

  5. Amit Ray:

    Life is a mystery- mystery of beauty, bliss and divinity. Meditation is the art of unfolding that mystery.

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