lost in the mists of time

Definition of lost in the mists of time

  1. :  long forgotten The origins of this ancient ritual are lost in the mists of time.

Word by Word Definitions

lostplay
  1. :  not made use of, won, or claimed

    :  no longer possessed

    :  no longer known

mistplay mists
  1. :  water in the form of particles floating or falling in the atmosphere at or near the surface of the earth and approaching the form of rain

    :  something that obscures understanding

    :  a film before the eyes

  1. :  to be or become misty

    :  to become moist or blurred

    :  to cover or spray with or convert to mist

timeplay
  1. :  the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues :  duration

    :  a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future

    :  leisure

  1. :  to arrange or set the time of :  schedule

    :  to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time

    :  to set the tempo, speed, or duration of

  1. :  of or relating to time

    :  recording time

    :  timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment


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