Associations to the word «Mystery»


MYSTERY, noun. Something secret or unexplainable; an unknown. [From XIV century.]
MYSTERY, noun. Someone or something with an obscure or puzzling nature.
MYSTERY, noun. (obsolete) A secret or mystical meaning. [From XIV century.]
MYSTERY, noun. A religious truth not understandable by the application of human reason alone (without divine aid). [From XIV century.]
MYSTERY, noun. (archaic outside Orthodox Christianity) A sacrament. [From XV century.]
MYSTERY, noun. (mostly in plural) A secret religious celebration, to which none were admitted except those who had been initiated. [From XV century.]
MYSTERY, noun. (Catholicism) A particular event or series of events in the life of Christ. [From XVII century.]
MYSTERY BAG, noun. A bag whose contents are unknown.
MYSTERY BAG, noun. A surprise package randomly picked, a lucky dip.
MYSTERY BAG, noun. A non-specific mixed lot of a product at the supplier's choice.
MYSTERY BAG, noun. (now Australia) (slang) A sausage.
MYSTERY BAG, noun. (Australia) (slang) A pie.
MYSTERY BAGS, noun. Plural of mystery bag
MYSTERY MEAT, noun. (informal) (derogatory) Any processed meat product whose animal source is not readily identifiable.
MYSTERY MEAT NAVIGATION, noun. (informal) (derogatory) (Internet) A system of navigation on a website in which the user cannot immediately determine the target of any hyperlink but has to interact with it in some way (such as hovering with the mouse).
MYSTERY MEATS, noun. Plural of mystery meat
MYSTERY PLAY, noun. (performing arts) A medieval dramatic performance depicting events from Christian scriptures, especially events from the life of Jesus Christ.
MYSTERY PLAYS, noun. Plural of mystery play
MYSTERY SHIP, noun. (dated) (boats) A popular name during World War I for the secret British Q-ships, also known as "decoy vessels" or "special service ships", which served as submarine decoy vessels.
MYSTERY SHIPS, noun. Plural of mystery ship
MYSTERY SHOPPER, noun. Someone hired by a company to pose as a customer in order to evaluate the quality of its service.
MYSTERY SHOPPERS, noun. Plural of mystery shopper
MYSTERY TOUR, noun. (British) A short-duration outing by coach to a destination that is not revealed in advance
MYSTERY TOURS, noun. Plural of mystery tour

Dictionary definition

MYSTERY, noun. Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets".
MYSTERY, noun. A story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie.

Wise words

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.
Alfred Adler