1. mystery

noun. ['ˈmɪstɝi'] something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained.


  • perplexity
  • closed book
  • secret


  • exoteric
  • public
  • acknowledged
  • outward


  • mysterie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mysterium (Latin)

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Rhymes with Mystery

  • protohistory
  • history

How do you pronounce mystery?

Pronounce mystery as ˈmɪstəri.

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How do you spell mystery? Is it mistery ?

A common misspelling of mystery is mistery

Sentences with mystery

1. Noun, singular or mass
Send out party invitations, being sure to explain the idea of a murder mystery party.

Quotes about mystery

1. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.
- Bil Keane

2. When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin

3. My books are shelved in different places, depending on the bookstore. Sometimes they can be found in the Mystery section, sometimes in the Humor department, and occasionally even in the Literature aisle, which is somewhat astounding.
- Carl Hiaasen

2. mystery

noun. ['ˈmɪstɝi'] a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie.


  • murder mystery
  • whodunit
  • mystery story
  • story


  • unclassified


  • mysterie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mysterium (Latin)