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Mystery meaning

mystery - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. A profound secret; something wholly unknown, or something kept cautiously concealed, and therefore exciting curiosity or wonder; something which has not been or can not be explained; hence, specifically, that which is beyond human comprehension.
  2. 2. The consecrated elements in the eucharist.
  3. 3. Anything artfully made difficult; an enigma.
  4. 4. A trade; a handicraft; hence, any business with which one is usually occupied.
  5. 5. A dramatic representation of a Scriptural subject, often some event in the life of Christ; a dramatic composition of this character; as, the Chester Mysteries, consisting of dramas acted by various craft associations in that city in the early part of the 14th century.
  6. 6. A kind of secret religious celebration, to which none were admitted except those who had been initiated by certain preparatory ceremonies; - usually plural; as, the Eleusinian mysteries.
  7. 7. A secret; anything obscure or incomprehensible.

mystery - examples of usage

  1. Indeed, it would be safer- especially in Rob's presence- to accept his explanation of the mystery. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  2. For a while, you know, I really believed the mystery of the idea, and that it might be the actual truth, took me; instead of my realising just all that it might mean. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. I prefer to keep you for a mystery." - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
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