Definition of 'mystique'
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The costs that the masculine mystique imposes are not just monetary. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He possessed an aura and mystique that made the players respect him unreservedly. The Sun (2007)There used to be a mystique and romance surrounding actors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was an asset when computers were surrounded by mystique and controlled from the data processing department. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)This is due partly to the entrepreneurial nature of managers themselves and partly to a certain mystique about planning itself. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The process has not been made clearer by the mystique surrounding the enigmatic man at the centre of the revolt. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She is witty, beautiful and bathed in an aura of mystique. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The mystique surrounding China cannot be denied. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Trying to live up to the precepts of the masculine mystique has always exacted a heavy price on males, especially in childhood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The masculine mystique promises men success, power and admiration from others if they embrace their supposedly natural competitive drives and reject all forms of dependence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)After all, much of his mystique came from keeping his peers at arm's length. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It also emphasised how England destroyed the mystique that has surrounded Chabal here. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Despite this, he isn't blinded by the mystique surrounding old roses. Times, Sunday Times (2013)After their split in 1996, the mystique surrounding them had swelled to mythological proportions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The fragile soufflé, often touted as one of the trickiest dishes to master, has a certain mystique to it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This was a sport surrounded in a mystique that I had only read about, with a different acoustic and philosophy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. mystique is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'mystique'
British English: mystique NOUN
If there is a mystique about someone or something, they are thought to be special and people do not know much about them.
His book destroyed the mystique of monarchy.
Definition of mystique from the Collins English Dictionary
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