Definition for MYS-TE'RI-OUS

MYS-TE'RI-OUS, a. [See Mystery.]

  1. Obscure; hid from the understanding; not clearly understood. The birth and connections of the man with the iron mask in France are mysterious, and have never been explained..
  2. In religion, obscure; secret; not revealed or explained hidden from human understanding, or unintelligible; beyond human comprehension, Applied to the divine counsels and government, the word often implies something awfully obscure; as, the ways of God are often mysterious.

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