[ US /ˈmɪstəˌfaɪɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /mˈɪstɪfˌa‍ɪɪŋ/ ]
  1. of an obscure nature
    in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life
    the inscrutable workings of Providence
    rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
    a deep dark secret
    the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
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How To Use mystifying In A Sentence

  • Among the expedients resorted to in exploiting a scientific fraud, mystifying lingo is one of the commonest, and in this he was an adept.
  • But what I find mystifying is why the Attorney General and the people at the Justice Department and the White House risk charges of perjury and contempt of Congress by trying to cover up their political motives behind the firings. Loyal Bushies
  • It struck me that the practice of Thaipusam should not seem that mystifying for anyone who endures a crisis of conscience.
  • The Council for Quebec Sovereignty set off a firestorm with the unveiling of a 142-page textbook aimed at "demystifying" Quebec sovereignty for students. Peace, order and good government, eh?: March 2006 Archives
  • Hendricks runs around through the movie clad in these throwback sneakers, a totally mystifying move by the wardrobe department.
  • In demystifying the little-understood speech impediment, the award-winning film reveals myths and fascinating truths about stuttering, and has won praise from stutterers of all ages.
  • The tears come because one suddenly realises that, in demystifying the belief systems in this inexorable process of enquiry, one's own vantage point is no less prone to attack.
  • Maybe her ladyship had "registered a vow" never to syllable a name unchronicled by Debrett, or was actually only mystifying me for mere amusement. The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Complete
  • Christine Fair, a co-author of that report and an assistant professor at Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies, said the battle against extremists in Pakistan is mired in layers of subterfuge by Pakistani intelligence and a "mystifying" acceptance by the CIA of Pakistan's "good-militant, bad-militant" policy. The Ghazi Force: Vengeful New Militant Group Emerges In Pakistan
  • Loopy line extensions are not new phenomena; they've just become increasingly dizzying with many often mystifying leaps.
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