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  Definition of mystery
  1. something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature''s secrets"
  2. a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
Similar Words: enigma, secret, closed book, mystery story, whodunit

 

Hyponyms: detective story, murder mystery

 

Derivational Morphology: perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 神秘   Dutch: mysterie  
Finnish: salaisuus   French: mystère  
German: Geheimnis   Hungarian: rejtély  
Italian: misterio   Japanese: ミステリー  
Korean: 신비   Portuguese: misterio  
Russian: тайна   Spanish: misterio  
Swedish: mysterium  
 
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