• (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

Some articles on mysterious:

Michael Foster (philosopher) - Mystery and Philosophy
... in revelation and appealed to in prayer) that are mysterious and will remain so Foster's view of mystery like that of Gabriel Marcel's is therefore quite ... springs from mystery, and as prayer seems properly to be directed upon mysterious objects." Mention of Foster's view of mystery can be found in the work of the philosopher Ann Hartle, for example ...
Saturn's Children (Stross Novel)
... Freya, a robotic courtesan at loose ends after the mysterious extinction of the human race (her "One True Love"), becomes a courier for the Jeeves Corporation ... She travels extensively at the bidding of a mysterious "Boss," and impersonates an aristocrat traveling on a spaceship as part of a mission in which she carries a mysterious ...
Mysterious Billy Smith
... Mysterious Billy Smith was a Canadian boxer ... He acquired his nickname when a newspaper reporter questioned, “Who is this mysterious Billy Smith?” “Mysterious” Billy died at the age of 66 on ...
Mysterious Ways
... Mysterious Ways can refer to the following "Mysterious Ways," hymn by William Cowper (1731-1800), originally titled "Light Shining out of Darkness" Mysterious Ways (TV series), science-fict ...
The Mysterious Edge Of The Heroic World
... The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World (2007) is a middle-age or young-adult novel by E.L ... The Mysterious Edge is a kind of sequel to The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place (2004) ... later, and Vanderwaal family history is one aspect of The Mysterious Edge ...

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:

    The sacrifice to Legba was completed; the Master of the Crossroads had taken the loas’ mysterious routes back to his native Guinea.
    Meanwhile, the feast continued. The peasants were forgetting their misery: dance and alcohol numbed them, carrying away their shipwrecked conscience in the unreal and shady regions where the savage madness of the African gods lay waiting.
    Jacques Roumain (1907–1945)

    In such a night, when passing clouds give place,
    Or thinly veil the heaven’s mysterious face;
    When in some river, overhung with green,
    The waving moon and trembling leaves are seen;
    Anne Finch, Countess Of Winchilsea (1661–1720)

    Clothes make the body both mysterious and historical.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)