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noun (mysteries)
  1. Something secret or unexplainable; unknown.
The truth behind the events remains a .
  1. Someone or thing with an obscure or puzzling nature.
That man is a .
  1. (rfv-sense) A truth that needs divine revelation.
  2. (rfv-sense) A particular sequence of events in the life of Jesus, Christ.
  3. In the plural, in usage until the 18th century, the name given to different trades.
Translations:
  • Dutch: mysterie
  • French: mystère
  • German: Geheimnis
  • Italian: misterio
  • Spanish: misterio
Etymology: From mysterie < mysteriumLatin, mysterium < Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (musterion) "a mystery, a secret, a secret rite" < (polytonic, ) (mustÄs) "initiated one" < (polytonic, ) "I initiate" < (polytonic, ) (muÅ) "I shut"


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