Associations to the word «Mysterious»

Wiktionary

MYSTERIOUS, adjective. Of unknown origin.
MYSTERIOUS, adjective. Having unknown qualities.
MYSTERIOUS, adjective. Difficult to understand.
MYSTERIOUS, adjective. Deliberately evasive or enigmatic.

Dictionary definition

MYSTERIOUS, adjective. Of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands".
MYSTERIOUS, adjective. Having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients".

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
Hippocrates