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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


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



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