Simple Definition of mystify
: to confuse (someone) completely
Examples of mystify in a sentence
The cause of the disease mystified doctors for many years.
The magician has been mystifying his audiences for years with his amazing tricks.
Origin and Etymology of mystify
French mistifier, from mystère mystery, from Latin mysterium
First Known Use: 1814
MYSTIFY Defined for Kids
Definition of mystify for Students
: to confuse or bewilder completely <His strange behavior has mystified us.>
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