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Definition of Mystery

Mystery

  1. A profound secret; something wholly unknown, or something kept cautiously concealed, and therefore exciting curiosity or wonder; something which has not been or can not be explained; hence, specifically, that which is beyond human comprehension.
  2. A kind of secret religious celebration, to which none were admitted except those who had been initiated by certain preparatory ceremonies; -- usually plural; as, the Eleusinian mysteries.
  3. The consecrated elements in the eucharist.
  4. Anything artfully made difficult; an enigma.
  5. A trade; a handicraft; hence, any business with which one is usually occupied.
  6. A dramatic representation of a Scriptural subject, often some event in the life of Christ; a dramatic composition of this character; as, the Chester Mysteries, consisting of dramas acted by various craft associations in that city in the early part of the 14th century.

Mystery Quotations

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand. - Neil Armstrong
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
Neil Armstrong

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God's gift, that's why we call it the present.
Joan Rivers

When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
Agnes Martin

No object is mysterious. The mystery is your eye.
Elizabeth Bowen

I live off a motto that says, 'yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery'. I have goals and agendas. Where ever I'll be tomorrow, that's where I'll be.
Vanilla Ice
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Mystery Translations

mystery in Dutch is mysterie, raadsel, geheimenis
mystery in German is Mysterium, Geheimnis
mystery in Italian is indovinello, segreto
mystery in Spanish is arcano, misterio
mystery in Swedish is mysterium
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