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mystery

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪstəri/

Translation of mystery in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable (puzzle) misterio (masculine) 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/no numerable (quality) misterio (masculine) the whole affair is shrouded o veiled in mystery todo el asunto está rodeado de misterio or envuelto en un halo de misterio (before noun/delante del nombre) mystery guest invitado, (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/numerable [Cinema/Cine] [Literat] [Theater/Teatro] película (feminine)( or novela (feminine) etc) de misterio or de suspenso or (Spain/España) de suspense
    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/numerable [Religion/Religión] misterio (masculine)
    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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