What are mysterious?

  • (adj): Having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding.
    Example: "Mysterious symbols"
    Synonyms: mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphic
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Saturn's Children (Stross Novel)
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Michael Foster (philosopher) - Mystery and Philosophy
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Mysterious Ways
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More definitions of "mysterious":

  • (adj): Of an obscure nature.
    Example: "The new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    Synonyms: cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mystifying

Famous quotes containing the word mysterious:

    There is a mysterious cycle in human events. To some generations much is given. Of other generations much is expected. This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

    Did you ever hear of a thing like that?
    Oh, what a proud mysterious cat.
    Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931)

    God moves in a mysterious way,
    His wonders to perform;
    He plants his footsteps in the sea,
    And rides upon the storm.
    William Cowper (1731–1800)