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  1. mystificationnoun

    Synonyms:
    bafflement, bewilderment, obfuscation

  2. mystificationnoun

    The act of mystifying or the condition of being mystified.

    Synonyms:
    bafflement, obfuscation, bewilderment

  3. mystificationnoun

    A mystifying thing.

    Synonyms:
    bafflement, bewilderment, obfuscation

Princeton's WordNet

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

    confusion resulting from failure to understand

    Synonyms:
    bemusement, bafflement, puzzlement, obfuscation, bewilderment, befuddlement

  2. mystificationnoun

    something designed to mystify or bewilder

    Synonyms:
    bewilderment, bafflement, puzzlement, obfuscation, bemusement, befuddlement

  3. mystification, obfuscationnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    bewilderment, bafflement, puzzlement, obfuscation, bemusement, befuddlement

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  1. mystificationnoun

    Synonyms:
    bewilderment, perplexity, obfuscation

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#63527obfuscation
#74750bewilderment
#105573puzzlement
#153236bemusement
#170939mystification
#245415bafflement
#314028befuddlement

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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