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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being mysterious; obscurity; the quality of being hidden from the understanding and calculated to excite curiosity or wonder.
  • noun That which is mysterious or obscure.
  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being mysterious.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

  • 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

  • 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 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.

    More on Natural Evil

  • 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

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