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

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Wiktionary

  1. mysterynoun

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  2. mysterynoun

    Something secret or unexplainable; unknown.

    The truth behind the events remains a mystery.

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  3. mysterynoun

    Someone or thing with an obscure or puzzling nature.

    That man is a mystery.

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  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.

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mystery

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

    Antonyms:
    apocalypse, disclosure, manifestation, revelation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mystery

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    enigma, secret, closed book, whodunit, mystery story

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mysterynoun

    Synonyms:
    secret, enigma, riddle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mysterynoun

    Synonyms:
    secret, enigma, riddle, intricacy, arcanum

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How to use mystery in a sentence?

  1. Tjatjitua Tjiyahura:

    The greatest mystery is what lies within

  2. Kevin Dykstra:

    It's a mystery ship that got in our way.

  3. Brad Tucker:

    The reason this find is important is we don't actually know how our solar system was formed, there really is a mystery out there, we have a poor understanding of it because we keep finding new objects like this, and if we don't understand how our solar system formed, we don't know the ingredients that are required to make an earth. And the ultimate question -- what is the boundary of our solar system ?

  4. Jeff Wadley:

    We’re reading a mystery book and we don’t have the last page.

  5. Peter Rasmussen:

    Lesions develop from a variety of reasons, why they choose to rupture when they do is still a great mystery.

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