Online Google Dictionary

mysterious 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Font size:

Difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify,
  1. Difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify
    • - his colleague had vanished in mysterious circumstances
    • - a mysterious benefactor provided the money
  2. (of a location) Having an atmosphere of strangeness or secrecy
    • - a dark, mysterious, windowless building
  3. (of a person) Deliberately enigmatic
    • - she was mysterious about herself but said plenty about her husband

  1. cryptic: of an obscure nature; "the 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"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors ...
  2. having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients"
  3. (mysteriously) cryptically: in a cryptic manner; "we will meet again," he said cryptically
  4. (mystery) something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets"
  5. (mystery) a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
  6. "Mysterious" is Jentina's third and final single from her eponynomus debut album, Jentina, and was released only in Italy. Plans were made for a UK release but were cancelled.
  7. (Mystery (Evanescence song)) Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody. After recording private albums, the band released their first full-length album, Fallen, on Wind-up Records in 2003. ...
  8. (Mystery (Faye Wong album)) Mystery is a 1994 album album by Hong Kong-based Cantopop singer Faye Wong.
  9. (Mystery (fiction)) Mystery fiction is a loosely-defined term that is often used as a synonym for detective fiction or crime fiction-- in other words a novel or short story in which a detective (either professional or amateur) investigates and solves a crime. ...
  10. (Mystery (Live song)) "Mystery" is a song by alternative rock group Live, which was released as the second single from their album, Songs from Black Mountain (2006). The single was not released for commercial purchase.
  11. (Mystery (log canoe)) The Mystery is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1932, by Harry Sinclair in Oxford, Maryland. She measures 34'-7" long, has a beam of 8'-8 1/2" and has a centerboard. She is noted for her very tall masts, is privately owned, and races under No. 8. The . ...
  12. Of unknown origin; Having unknown qualities
  13. (mysteriousness) The quality of being mysterious
  14. (mystery) Something secret or unexplainable; unknown; Someone or thing with an obscure or puzzling nature; A particular event or series of events in the life of Christ
  15. (MYSTERY) A concealed or hidden knowledge. There is the hidden knowledge of God s Church which is to be joined with Jesus and also the hidden knowledge of the great and iniquitous counterfeit "man of sin"-papacy.
  16. (MYSTERY) An important concept of Eastern theologies, "mystery" denotes the otherness, the hiddenness of God, who chose to reveal Himself, most especially in Jesus, the *Iconof God, through the enlightenment of the Holy Spirit. ...
  17. (MYSTERY) From the Greek musthrion, compound word meaning an initiate and a secret, something to be concealed. ...
  18. (MYSTERY) The Orthodox term for "Sacrament", the means by which God's Grace is imparted to us by His Holy Orthodox Church. Only Orthodox Christians may receive the Holy Mysteries.
  19. (MYSTERY) The ways of God, especially God's plan for salvation, which cannot be known with the rational, finite human mind, but can be experienced only by the revelation of God. The Orthodox Church also uses the term mystery for the sacraments of the Church. See Mark 4:11; 1 Cor. 2:7, 8; Eph. ...
  20. (Mystery) (Nicole Ochoa) - Heel - Partner of Misery (as "Daughters of Darkness"), identical gimmick. See Vendetta.
  21. (Mystery) A form of narration in which one or more elements remain unknown or unexplained until the end of the story. ...
  22. (Mystery) A term derived from the Latin word mysterium. Mystery is also closely related to the Latin word mysterium tremendum, which is a term used to express the overwhelming awe and sense of unknowable mystery felt by those to whom some aspect of God or of divine being is revealed. ...
  23. (Mystery) A truth which cannot be grasped by human reason.
  24. (Mystery) Any matter that is hidden, secret, unexplained or inexplicable, beyond human knowledge or comprehension, such as a religious truth known only from divine revelation.
  25. (Mystery) Definition: one that is not fully understood or that baffles or eludes the understanding.