Mysterious synonyms

mĭ-stîr'ē-əs
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Not of one's own or a particular locality, environment, or kind; not native:
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The definition of mystical is having a spiritual or mysterious reality.
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That cannot be easily understood; completely obscure or mysterious; unfathomable; enigmatic
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Not explicable; that cannot be explained, understood, or accounted for
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The definition of insoluble is something that cannot be solved or dissolved.
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Operating in a hidden or confidential manner:
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Puzzling
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Not accountable; not responsible
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Puzzling
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Above normal
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Not easy to persuade or convince; stubborn.
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Lacking or having very little light:
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Not governed by physical laws
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The definition of public is something that is related to, available to or known by people.
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Covered with a veil:
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Of, or relating to astrology
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Intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest, or an enlightened inner circle.
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Of or relating to a numen; supernatural.
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The definition of cryptic is defined as something with unclear or hidden meaning, or a secret.
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Like an oracle; wise, prophetic, mysterious, etc.
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Deficient in light; dark:
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Of or pertaining to alchemists.
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The quality of being paradoxical.
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Not ambiguous or obscure; clear
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Within one's knowledge, understanding, etc.; familiar
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Capable of casting a charm or spell; entrancing.
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Contrary to, or at variance with, nature; abnormal; strange
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The definition of magic is producing mysterious or extraordinary results.
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(Freemasonry, of a person or lodge) Not recognized as a regular member.
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Of, pertaining to, or set down in runes
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Prophetic; oracular.
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Of or relating to the stratosphere
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Existing or occurring outside the normal experience or knowledge of man; not explainable by the known forces or laws of nature; specif., of, involving, or attributed to God or a god
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Stealthy, furtive, well hidden, covert (especially movements).
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Serving as a symbol:
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Alternative form of tenebrous.
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(Psychology, psychoanalysis, Freud) Simultaneously familiar and foreign, often uncomfortably so; translation of Freud's German unheimlich ("no longer secret").
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Extraordinary.
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Of or relating to Kabballah.
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Not concerned with material or worldly things:
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Enchanting; bewitching:
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Open to more than one interpretation:
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Striking or interesting in an unusual way; irregularly or quaintly attractive:
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To disorientate someone.
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Understood by only a few; obscure; requiring secret or mysterious knowledge.
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Difficult to understand; recondite:
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Not explored or understood.
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Not known; unidentified; not well known.
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Alternative spelling of Kaballah.
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Any occult doctrine
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A little, round wafer enclosing a bad-tasting medicine
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Sheer; utter; unqualified:
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The definition of obvious is something that is readily apparent or easy to see.
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Readily understood or perceived; evident; obvious
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Tangible means something that can be understood.
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Difficult to explain or understand
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Of or referring to necromancy: the resurrection of or communication with the dead, especially through the use of black magic.
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Impossible to know, especially being beyond the range of human experience or understanding:
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Not to be uttered; taboo:
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Pertaining to an enigma.
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Foreign, especially in an exciting way.
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Full of glamour; fascinating; alluring
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Pertaining to alchemy or occult practices; magical, alchemical.
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The definition of incomprehensible is something that cannot be explained or cannot be understood.
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(Dated) Having an existence outside of the natural world.
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Specialized knowledge or details unknown to or misunderstood by the average person:
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(Medicine) Perceptual disturbance experienced by some migraine sufferers before a migraine headache.
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A difficult question or riddle, especially one using a play on words in the answer.
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A ring of light that seems to encircle the sun, moon, or other luminous body: it results from the refraction of light through ice crystals in our atmosphere
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The condition of being incomprehensible.
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The quality of being mysterious.
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The characterstic of being mystical; mysticism.
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(Myth.) A bright cloud surrounding gods or goddesses appearing on earth
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Oracular speech or behaviour.
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Something that perplexes:
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Difficult to explain or understand
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Immersed, submerged (in).
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Eager to learn or know
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To thoroughly confuse, befuddle, or bewilder.
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Synonym Study

  • Mystic al or mystic applies to that which is beyond ordinary human understanding or perception in connection with religious rites or spiritual experience
  • What is inscrutable is completely mysterious and altogether incapable of being searched out, interpreted, or understood the inscrutable ways of God
  • Mysterious is applied to that which excites curiosity, wonder, etc. but is impossible or difficult to explain or solve a mysterious murder
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