mysterious: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mi-stēr'ē-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. full of, characterized by, or involving mystery: a mysterious occurrence.
  2. implying or suggesting a mystery: a mysterious smile.
  3. of obscure nature, meaning, origin, etc.; puzzling; inexplicable: a mysterious inscription on the ancient tomb.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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