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

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Wiktionary

  1. mysterynoun

    Synonyms:
    roun

  2. mysterynoun

    Something secret or unexplainable; unknown.

    The truth behind the events remains a mystery.

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    roun

  3. mysterynoun

    Someone or thing with an obscure or puzzling nature.

    That man is a mystery.

    Synonyms:
    roun

  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.

    Synonyms:
    roun

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. Ashima:

    Sometimes silence is the best revenge. Mystery and guesswork kills!

  2. Meryl Streep:

    I loved this show. I was addicted to it, i thought it was an amazing exercise in what we know and what we don't know about people, about family, friends, [ and ] how it flirted with the mystery of things.

  3. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    'Tis a strange mystery, the power of words! Life is in them, and death. A word can send The crimson colour hurrying to the cheek. Hurrying with many meanings; or can turn The current cold and deadly to the heart. Anger and fear are in them; grief and joy Are on their sound; yet slight, impalpable:-- A word is but a breath of passing air.

  4. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Mystery of love is like digging water: everything closes. (Mystère de l'amour est comme - Creuser l'eau : tout se referme)

  5. Rabindranath Tagore, Whisperings. The Inspirational Writings of Rabindranath Tagore on Nature, Love and Life.:

    Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.


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