Synonyms of mystery in English:



  • 1 his death remains a mystery
    puzzle, enigma, conundrum, riddle, secret, unsolved problem, problem, question, question mark, closed book
    informal poser
  • 2 much of her past is shrouded in mystery
    secrecy, darkness, obscurity, ambiguity, ambiguousness, uncertainty, impenetrability, vagueness, nebulousness; inscrutability, inscrutableness, unfathomableness, mystique, romance
  • 3 a 1920s murder mystery entitled ‘The Ghost Train’
    thriller, detective story/novel, murder story
    informal whodunnit
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