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American English: /ˈmɪst(ə)ri/
British English: /ˈmɪst(ə)ri/

Translation of mystery in Spanish:

noun plural mysteries

  • 1 1.1 countable (puzzle) Mary's a real mystery
    Mary es un auténtico misterio
    it's a mystery to me how she puts up with him
    para mí es un misterio cómo logra aguantarlo
    Example sentences
    • Contrary to public perceptions, science can help understand and explain the mysteries of emotion.
    • However all was explained and the mystery was solved very quickly.
    • The technique of the mystery is thus explained, but the mystery remains.
    1.2 uncountable (quality) the whole affair is shrouded or veiled in mystery
    todo el asunto está rodeado de misterio or envuelto en un halo de misterio
    (before noun) mystery guest
    invitado (-da) (masculine, feminine) sorpresa
    mystery story
    cuento (masculine) de misterio
    mystery trip
    viaje (masculine) sorpresa
    Example sentences
    • The Valley was wedged in-between the two countries, being obscured in mystery and darkness and confusion.
    • Ambassadors used to have a scent of mystery, secrecy and even of romance about them.
    • In the days when he worked for the CIA, the agency was shrouded in secrecy and cloaked in mystery.
  • 2 countable (Cinema, Literature, Theatre)
    película (feminine) ( or novela (feminine) etc. ) de misterio or de suspenso
    Example sentences
    • Thrillers, mysteries and crime novels are perennial favorites for summertime reading.
    • Further compounding the peril is the fact that this is basically a murder mystery, a whodunit with slasher overtones.
    • The story is a fairly set piece murder mystery, or murder thriller.
  • 3 countable (Religion)
    Example sentences
    • His Protrepticus is a copious source of information about the Greek mysteries, though his wish to represent them as a perversion of Scriptural teachings must have led to misrepresentation.
    • With folded hands, Ashoka begged enlightenment and initiation into the mysteries of the Dharma of Samudra.
    • The two strangers are not serious; there are jests at the mysteries which precede the enthronement, and he is being initiated into the mysteries of the sophistical ritual.
    Example sentences
    • Trinity Sunday celebrates the belief in the incomprehensible mystery of God, not only as Spirit, but also as God creator and God incarnate.
    • For a Christian, the answer is in the incarnation: because the divine mystery is made flesh.
    • In him, we can see the ultimate mystery of God in human form.
    Example sentences
    • Walking through the Stations of the Cross or praying the rosary is another way to contemplate the mysteries of Jesus.
    • In that letter, he added five new mysteries to the rosary, and declared that his twenty-fifth anniversary year would be known as the Year of the Rosary.
    • Does he promulgate new mysteries for the Rosary?
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