mystifying, present participle; mystifies, 3rd person singular present; mystified, past tense; mystified, past participle;
Utterly bewilder or perplex (someone)
maladies that have mystified and alarmed researchers for over a decade
a mystifying phenomenon
Take advantage of the credulity of; hoax
he took a childlike delight in mystifying his officials
Make obscure or mysterious
lawyers who mystify the legal system so that laymen find it unintelligible
metagrobolized: totally perplexed and mixed up; "all this duncical nonsense has my brains metagrobolized"- Wall Street Journal
(mystification) bewilderment: confusion resulting from failure to understand
(mystification) something designed to mystify or bewilder
(mystification) the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered
(mystify) perplex: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
make mysterious; "mystify the story"
Deception, beguilement, deceit, bluff, mystification, and subterfuge are acts to propagate beliefs that are not true, or not the whole truth (as in half-truths or omission). Deception can involve dissimulation, propaganda, sleight of hand. It can employ distraction, camouflage or concealment. ...
(Mystification (sociology)) Dramaturgy is a sociological perspective stemming from symbolic interactionism. ...
(Mystification (song)) Mystification is the sixth album released by the band Manilla Road. It was first issued in 1987 on Black Dragon Records, then re-released in 2000 on Sentinel Steel Records. The works of Edgar Allan Poe were the main inspiration for the lyrics of this album.
(Mystify (song)) "Mystify" is the fifth and final single taken from INXS' 1987 album Kick, which also contained the worldwide mega hit "Need You Tonight".
(mystify) to thoroughly confuse, befuddle, or bewilder
Mystification is the process by which the alienating and oppressive features of culture are disguised and hidden. False, superficial, and naive interpretations of culture prevent the emergence of critical consciousness. ...
(MYSTIFICATION) The process of masking or covering up central aspects of society or of social relationships. ...