Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mystify.
  • adjective puzzled or confused
  • adjective state of enchantment as concerns person or event

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  • adjective totally perplexed and mixed up

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Examples

  • The name mystified me, until I came to realize that salsa golf must have been, at some point, a staple on country club menus in some of the Spanish-speaking world.

    Daisy’s Holiday Cooking

  • Though laziness is easily enough understood, I remain mystified as to why anyone who purports to follow Jesus would choose to condemn an entire population over choosing to obey Jesus 'self-proclaimed greatest commandment to love one's neighbor as oneself.

    John Shore: Toward a Christianity of Common Sense

  • Though laziness is easily enough understood, I remain mystified as to why anyone who purports to follow Jesus would choose to condemn an entire population over choosing to obey Jesus 'self-proclaimed greatest commandment to love one's neighbor as oneself.

    John Shore: Toward a Christianity of Common Sense

  • Though laziness is easily enough understood, I remain mystified as to why anyone who purports to follow Jesus would choose to condemn an entire population over choosing to obey Jesus 'self-proclaimed greatest commandment to love one's neighbor as oneself.

    John Shore: Toward a Christianity of Common Sense

  • You wrote that you remain mystified by the insistence of those who live in the Chapala area on driving US-plated cars.

    Auto purchase in Mexico

  • You wrote that you remain mystified by the insistence of those who live in the Chapala area on driving US-plated cars.

    Auto purchase in Mexico

  • You wrote that you remain mystified by the insistence of those who live in the Chapala area on driving US-plated cars.

    Auto purchase in Mexico

  • As a final note, I remain mystified by the insistence of those who live in the Chapala area on driving US-plated cars, even those who clearly have adequate resources to pay the modest additional costs.

    Auto purchase in Mexico

  • As a final note, I remain mystified by the insistence of those who live in the Chapala area on driving US-plated cars, even those who clearly have adequate resources to pay the modest additional costs.

    Auto purchase in Mexico

  • As a final note, I remain mystified by the insistence of those who live in the Chapala area on driving US-plated cars, even those who clearly have adequate resources to pay the modest additional costs.

    Auto purchase in Mexico

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  • "I was mystified". Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer page6

    October 4, 2010

  • What a great citation, it really illuminates the word. OED take note.

    October 5, 2010