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Synonyms for mystery
ˈmɪs tə ri, -tri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mystery, enigma, secret, closed book(noun)

    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, whodunit(noun)

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. mystery(noun)

    Synonyms:
    roun

  2. mystery(noun)

    Something secret or unexplainable; unknown.

    The truth behind the events remains a mystery.

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    roun

  3. mystery(noun)

    Someone or thing with an obscure or puzzling nature.

    That man is a mystery.

    Synonyms:
    roun

  4. mystery(noun)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mystery(n.)

    Synonyms:
    secret, enigma, riddle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mystery(n)

    Synonyms:
    secret, enigma, riddle, intricacy, arcanum

How to pronounce mystery?

Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say mystery in sign language?

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How to use mystery in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Death is not a mystery; it is very simple and clear! It is the life which is the complex and the mystic one!

  2. A. C. Benson:

    As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.

  3. Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde:

    It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

  4. Diane Ackerman:

    It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.

  5. Elsa Barker:

    The solving of almost every crime mystery depends on something which seems, at the first glance, to bear no relation whatever to the original crime.


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