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.
Recent Examples of mystify from the Web
The Nak’s owner was mystified by the city of Lighthouse Point, which recently rejected his plan to open a second The Nak there.
The North Siders sound mystified; those from the city's South and West sides know all about it.
An aunt who was at the court but declined to give her name said Martinez Torres' family is shocked and mystified about the charges against him.
Organizers and supporters of Lopez Rivera say they are mystified by the furor.
A nephew in Algeria, lawyer Sofiane Ikken, said he was mystified by the finding because his uncle, Farid Ikken, had previously expressed disdain for the extremist group.
Coming after Navy had 10 days to rest and prepare for Holy Cross, the setback was mystifying to Sowell.
Artan’s family was mystified by that note, which caused them a great deal of anguish, said Bob Fitrakis, a Columbus attorney representing the family.
Diana is erudite but unworldly, witty but never ironic, supremely self-confident and utterly mystified by the modern world.
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Origin and Etymology of mystify
French mistifier, from mystère mystery, from Latin mysterium
First Known Use: 1814See Words from the same year
MYSTIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mystify for English Language Learners
: to confuse (someone) completely
MYSTIFY Defined for Kids
Definition of mystify for Students
: to confuse or bewilder completely His strange behavior has mystified us.
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