Antonyms for mystifying

Grammar : Adj
Spell : mis-tuh-fahy
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmɪs təˌfaɪ

Definition of mystifying

Origin :
  • 1814, from French mystifier (1772), a verb formed irregularly from mystique "a mystic" (see mystic (adj.)) + -fier (see -fy). Related: Mystified; mystifying.
  • adj mysterious
Example sentences :
  • To tell the truth, she's more than half afraid of me, and I delight in mystifying her all I can.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Oh, no, don't tell me that; what good can there be in mystifying me?
  • Extract from : « Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) » by Charles Lever
  • Mystifying as were her statements, Jean Brent had the appearance of honesty.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Problem » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • A leader and his accomplice are necessary to this mystifying game.
  • Extract from : « Games and Play for School Morale » by Various
  • I consider this little trick to be one of the most mystifying of the Indian conjuror.
  • Extract from : « Indian Conjuring » by L. H. Branson
  • As mystifying a tale as even Mr. Fletcher himself has written.
  • Extract from : « Ravensdene Court » by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • Women, even the loveliest of dream Joannas, are a mystifying race.
  • Extract from : « The Belovd Vagabond » by William J. Locke
  • The rings are almost as mystifying to-day as they were in the time of Herschel.
  • Extract from : « Pleasures of the telescope » by Garrett Serviss
  • The information he brought back to his partners was mystifying.
  • Extract from : « Down the Slope » by James Otis
  • Temple was dazed by this mystifying address to him; nor could I understand it.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete » by George Meredith

Synonyms for mystifying

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