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  1. mystificationnoun

    bafflement, bewilderment, obfuscation

  2. mystificationnoun

    The act of mystifying or the condition of being mystified.

    bafflement, obfuscation, bewilderment

  3. mystificationnoun

    A mystifying thing.

    bafflement, bewilderment, obfuscation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusementnoun

    confusion resulting from failure to understand

    bemusement, bafflement, puzzlement, obfuscation, bewilderment, befuddlement

  2. mystificationnoun

    something designed to mystify or bewilder

    bewilderment, bafflement, puzzlement, obfuscation, bemusement, befuddlement

  3. mystification, obfuscationnoun

    the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered

    bewilderment, bafflement, puzzlement, obfuscation, bemusement, befuddlement

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  1. mystificationnoun

    bewilderment, perplexity, obfuscation

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How to use mystification in a sentence?

  1. E. B. White:

    A poet's pleasure is to withhold a little of his meaning, to intensify by mystification. He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove it.

  2. Eugène Ionesco:

    There is nothing truer than myth: history, in its attempt to realize myth, distorts it, stops halfway; when history claims to have succeeded, this is nothing but humbug and mystification. Everything we dream is realizable. Reality does not have to be: it is simply what it is.


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