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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being mysterious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being mysterious.
  • n. Something mysterious; a mystery.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being mysterious; obscurity; the quality of being hidden from the understanding and calculated to excite curiosity or wonder.
  • n. That which is mysterious or obscure.
  • n. The behavior or manner of one who wishes or affects to imply a mystery: as, he told us with much mysteriousness to wait and see.

Etymologies

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mysterious +‎ -ness

Examples

  • The mysteriousness is the point, what makes it koan-like.

    Not over yet ...

  • I may be able to very soon, and clear up all this mysteriousness, that is worrying me so.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Or, the Darewell Chums in the Woods

  • This sort of mysteriousness, which is always so becoming in a hero, threw a fresh grace in Catherine's imagination around his person and manners, and increased her anxiety to know more of him.

    Northanger Abbey

  • And our own growth into love has got to be a growth into that kind of mysteriousness, that kind of causeless upsurge of compassion towards the stranger.

    An address given by the Archbishop

  • And this isn't a 'mysteriousness' objection; it's just good sense.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • It gives you an odd mysteriousness which is very attractive. '

    The Magician

  • This sort of mysteriousness, which is always so becoming in a hero, threw a fresh grace in Catherine’s imagination around his person and manners, and increased her anxiety to know more of him.

    Northanger Abbey

  • The pictures are innovative, modern; yet they recall the silvery gleam of Diego Velázquez's armor, the golden-tinged, blue-gray sheen of Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin's fruit, the rugged, oily earth-tones of Rembrandt's shadows, and the mysteriousness of Johannes Vermeer.

    A Modern Movement Unto Himself

  • The mysteriousness of it all (by keeping him both in the shadows AND not talking about him overtly) keeps the fragile illusion safe.

    A Nightmare on Elm Street Movie Trailer #2 | /Film

  • And in the situation she found an uplifting awfulness, such as comes when the veil is thrust aside and one gazes on the mysteriousness of Deity.

    CHAPTER 9

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