full of, characterized by, or involving mystery: a mysterious occurrence.
implying or suggesting a mystery: a mysterious smile.
of obscure nature, meaning, origin, etc.; puzzling; inexplicable: a mysterious inscription on the ancient tomb.

1610–20; mystery1 + -ous

mysteriously, adverb
mysteriousness, noun
quasi-mysterious, adjective
quasi-mysteriously, adverb
unmysterious, adjective
unmysteriously, adverb
unmysteriousness, noun

1. secret, esoteric, occult, cryptic. Mysterious, inscrutable, mystical, obscure refer to that which is not easily comprehended or explained. That which is mysterious by being unknown or puzzling, excites curiosity, amazement, or awe: a mysterious disease. Inscrutable applies to that which is impenetrable, so enigmatic that one cannot interpret its significance: an inscrutable smile. That which is mystical has a secret significance, such as that attaching to certain rites or signs: mystical symbols. That which is obscure is discovered or comprehended dimly or with difficulty: obscure motives. 3. unfathomable, unintelligible, incomprehensible, enigmatic, impenetrable. Unabridged
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mysterious (mɪˈstɪərɪəs)
1.  characterized by or indicative of mystery
2.  puzzling, curious, or enigmatic

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Word Origin & History

1610s, "full of mystery," from L. mysterium (see mystery (1)). Related: Mysteriously.
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Example sentences
Stunning new images reveal the marvelous and mysterious world inside our heads.
Yet the mysterious poems were anything but sweet.
Cougars are large, charismatic, mysterious predators.
But there is another thing called dark energy, which is even more mysterious
  which no one really can get a hand on yet.
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