Mystery in wiktinary:
From Middle English mysterie < Latin mysterium < Ancient Greek μυστήριον (musterion), “‘a mystery, a secret, a secret rite’”) < μύστης (mustēs), “‘initiated one’”) < μυέω (mueō), “‘I initiate’”) < μύω (muō), “‘I shut’”).
mystery (plural mysteries)
- Something secret or unexplainable; unknown.
- The truth behind the events remains a mystery.
- Someone or thing with an obscure or puzzling nature.
- That man is a mystery.
- (Catholicism) A particular event or series of events in the life of Christ.
- The second decade of the Rosary concerns the Sorrowful mysteries, such as the crucifixion and the crowning with thorns.
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