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English adjective: mysterious

1. mysterious of an obscure nature


SamplesThe new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms.
A deep dark secret.
The inscrutable workings of Providence.
In its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life.
Rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands.


Synonymscryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mystifying


Similarincomprehensible, inexplicable


Antonymsexplicable

2. mysterious having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding


SamplesMysterious symbols.
The mystical style of Blake.
Occult lore.
The secret learning of the ancients.


Synonymsmystic, mystical, occult, orphic, secret


Similaresoteric


Antonymsexoteric









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