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Definitions of "mysterious"

  • Of, relating to, or being a mystery: mysterious and infinite truths. adjective
  • Simultaneously arousing wonder and inquisitiveness, and eluding explanation or comprehension: a mysterious visitor; mysterious conduct. adjective
  • Of unknown origin adjective
  • Having unknown qualities adjective
  • Of or pertaining to mystery; containing a mystery; difficult or impossible to understand; inexplicable; obscure; not revealed or explained; enigmatical; incomprehensible. adjective
  • Partaking of or containing mystery; obscure; not revealed or explained; unintelligible.
  • Expressing, intimating, or implying a mystery: as, a mysterious look; his manner was very mysterious and important.
  • having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding adjective
  • of an obscure nature adjective

The word "mysterious" in example sentences

I must frankly admit, however, that, either owing to the derangement of my nerves, or my new impressions in my new lodgings, or my recent melancholy, I gradually began at dusk to sink into that condition which is so common with me now at night in my illness, and which I call mysterious horror.. [The Insulted and the Injured]

Reinhard Kala Gertze, a Swapo member in training for a foreign affairs position in the movement, was arrested in 1983 and taken to what he described as a mysterious place.. [ANC Daily News Briefing]

He had therefore made up his mind to watch the motions of _Cooleen Bawn_, and he would have included Reilly in his surveillance were it not that Lanigan informed him of what he termed the mysterious disappearance of the under-gardener.. [Willy Reilly The Works of William Carleton, Volume One]

In 185 A.D., Chinese astronomers witnessed what they called a mysterious "guest star" that appeared in the sky and lingered for about eight months.. [Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion]

Mass walkout at UN as Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad raises 9/11 'mystery' THE Iranian President has sparked a mass walkout of diplomats at the UN after attacking Western powers over the Holocaust and 9/11, which he called a "mysterious incident".. [ | Top Stories]

Western diplomats walked out on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after he questioned what he called the "mysterious September 11 incident" during his fiercely anti-American diatribe.. [Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion]

Ability to know this model and rule constitutes what we call the mysterious excellence (of a governor).. [Recently Uploaded Slideshows]

England moves in mysterious ways when it comes to Bank Holiday Weekends.. [Jean's Knitting]

On Brothers reunited: Life works in mysterious ways.. [Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 09/21/09]

Their minds all moved in mysterious ways there was no getting at.. [THE CHINAGO]

There is an old saying "The Lord moves in mysterious ways his wonders to perform.". [Unable to access news sources]

But the timing of these things works in mysterious ways – maybe they wanted a bigger split than just McCane and Gonzalez.. [The Volokh Conspiracy » “Where Is the Fourth Amendment Docket?”]

Then came the long sniff, as White Fang reassured himself that his god was still inside and had not yet taken himself off in mysterious and solitary flight.. [The Long Trail]

Lord Sinderman, as theTimes nearly characterized him, surely works in mysterious ways: Promoting a super-lib newcomer like Gordon is a different call then protecting a Roadkill Dem like State Sen. Chris Marr (see below).. [Can Exalted Democratic Consultant Christian Sinderman Deliver in 2010? « PubliCola]

Cultures change in mysterious and unpredictable ways.. [The State of Catholic Music in the U.S.]

The disguise favoured by most writers, not unnaturally, tends to be God, since you get the omnipotence while reserving the right to move in mysterious ways and to remain invisible to mortal eyes.. [A Great Disturbance in the Plot « Gerry Canavan]

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