Definition of 'mysterious'
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Is it fake news or is there something mysterious going on? The Sun (2017)He died in mysterious circumstances on a flight from London to Miami. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She calls it'love management' and says you have to make yourself more mysterious. The Sun (2016)This would suggest that he might have returned to bed before collapsing and dying in mysterious circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It seems to be the one thing that can make modern life mysterious or marvellous to us. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Last year she had a mysterious illness and undisclosed medical treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What a mysterious and powerful thing the unconscious mind is. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But then the young writer is found dead under mysterious circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But this week he makes a mysterious return. The Sun (2006)Bees are dying by their millions from a mysterious illness. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The mysterious thing about this proper love is that it contains not race of the early lunacy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was something mysterious in the air that morning. The Secret Garden (1911)But then she finds out the last owners left in very mysterious circumstances. The Sun (2015)But then came the mysterious disappearance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Japan came to equal cool, if slightly mysterious. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If you want to elicit curiosity, then act in a strange and mysterious way. Training with N.L.P. (1994)Their mysterious disappearance after setting off from a Jersey harbour in an inflatable kayak sparked an international search. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Any change to a team is an alteration of the entire and mysterious dynamic that makes a team work, or not work. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Three artists not normally mentioned in the same breath are brought together in an exhibition that explores light as a powerful, mysterious and celestial force. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Air is always nice, of course, but the fascination with massive amounts of headroom in modern cars still seems slightly mysterious. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'mysterious'
British English: mysterious /mɪˈstɪərɪəs/ ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is mysterious is strange, not known about, or not understood.
A mysterious illness made him sick.
- American English: mysterious
- Arabic: غَامِضٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: misterioso
- Chinese: 神秘的
- Croatian: tajanstven
- Czech: záhadný
- Danish: mystisk
- Dutch: mysterieus
- European Spanish: misterioso
- Finnish: salaperäinen
- French: mystérieux
- German: geheimnisvoll
- Greek: μυστηριώδης
- Italian: misterioso
- Japanese: 謎めいた
- Korean: 신비한
- Norwegian: mystisk
- Polish: tajemniczy
- European Portuguese: misterioso
- Romanian: misterios
- Russian: таинственный
- Spanish: misterioso
- Swedish: mystisk
- Thai: ที่ลึกลับ
- Turkish: gizemli
- Ukrainian: таємничий
- Vietnamese: huyền bí
Definition of mysterious from the Collins English Dictionary
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