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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mystery \Mys"ter*y\, n.; pl. Mysteries. [OE. mistere, OF.
     mestier, F. m['e]tier, L. ministerium. See Ministry.]
     1. A trade; a handicraft; hence, any business with which one
        is usually occupied.
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              Fie upon him, he will discredit our mystery. --Shak.
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              And that which is the noblest mystery
              Brings to reproach and common infamy. --Spenser.
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     2. A dramatic representation of a Scriptural subject, often
        some event in the life of Christ; a dramatic composition
        of this character; as, the Chester Mysteries, consisting
        of dramas acted by various craft associations in that city
        in the early part of the 14th century.
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              "Mystery plays," so called because acted by
              craftsmen.                            --Skeat.
        [1913 Webster] Mystic

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mystery \Mys"ter*y\ (m[i^]s"t[~e]r*[y^]), n.; pl. Mysteries
     (m[i^]s"t[~e]r*[i^]z). [L. mysterium, Gr. mysth`rion, fr.
     my`sths one initiated in mysteries; cf. myei^n to initiate
     into the mysteries, fr. my`ein to shut the eyes. Cf. Mute,
     1. A profound secret; something wholly unknown, or something
        kept cautiously concealed, and therefore exciting
        curiosity or wonder; something which has not been or can
        not be explained; hence, specifically, that which is
        beyond human comprehension.
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              We speak the wisdom of God in a mystery. --1 Cor.
                                                    ii. 7.
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              If God should please to reveal unto us this great
              mystery of the Trinity, or some other mysteries in
              our holy religion, we should not be able to
              understand them, unless he would bestow on us some
              new faculties of the mind.            --Swift.
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     2. A kind of secret religious celebration, to which none were
        admitted except those who had been initiated by certain
        preparatory ceremonies; -- usually plural; as, the
        Eleusinian mysteries.
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     3. pl. The consecrated elements in the eucharist.
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     4. Anything artfully made difficult; an enigma.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

       n 1: something that baffles understanding and cannot be
            explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains
            one of nature's secrets" [syn: enigma, secret, closed
       2: a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel
          or play or movie [syn: mystery story, whodunit]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  346 Moby Thesaurus words for "mystery":
     Chinese puzzle, Grand Guignol, Marchen, Passion play, Tom show,
     Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, allegory,
     ambiguity, ambiguousness, anagoge, anagogics, anthroposophy,
     antimasque, apologue, arcanum, art, audience success, awesomeness,
     baffle, bafflement, baffling problem, ballet, bedtime story,
     beguilingness, bewilderment, bomb, bother, brain twister,
     brain-teaser, broadcast drama, burlesque show, business, cabala,
     cabalism, career, career building, careerism, ceremonial, ceremony,
     charade, classified information, cliff hanger, closet drama,
     comedy drama, confidence, confidential communication, confoundment,
     confusion, conundrum, craft, critical success, crossword puzzle,
     crux, dark horse, daytime serial, detective novel, detective story,
     dialogue, dilemma, discomposure, disconcert, disconcertedness,
     disconcertion, disconcertment, disturbance, documentary drama,
     drama, dramalogue, dramatic play, dramatic series, duodrama,
     duologue, duty, eeriness, elfdom, embarrassment, enchantingness,
     enigma, enigmatic question, enigmaticalness, enticingness,
     epic theater, esoterica, esotericism, esoterics, esoterism,
     esotery, experimental theater, extraordinariness, extravaganza,
     fable, fabliau, faerie, failure, fairy tale, fantasy, fascination,
     fiction, fix, floorer, flop, folk story, folktale, form,
     form of worship, formality, formula, formulary, frontier,
     frontiers of knowledge, function, game, gasser, gest, ghost story,
     giveaway, glamorousness, guarded secret, handicraft, happening,
     hermetics, hit, hit show, hocus-pocus, holy rite, horse opera,
     improvisational drama, indefinability, indefiniteness,
     inexplicability, inextricability, inscrutability, insolvability,
     institution, jam, jigsaw puzzle, knot, knotty point, legend,
     legitimate drama, lifework, line, line of business, line of work,
     liturgy, love story, marvelousness, masque, matter of ignorance,
     melodrama, metier, mind-boggler, minstrel show, miracle,
     miracle play, miraculousness, mission, mode of worship, monodrama,
     monologue, morality, morality play, mumbo jumbo, music drama,
     musical revue, mysteriousness, mystery of mysteries, mystery play,
     mystery story, mysticism, mystification, myth, mythology, mythos,
     n, nebulousness, nonplus, number, numinousness, nursery tale,
     nut to crack, obscurity, observance, occultism, occupation, office,
     opera, order of worship, ordinance, otherworldliness, pageant,
     panel show, pantomime, parable, pastoral, pastoral drama,
     perplexed question, perplexity, personal matter, perturbation,
     phenomenalness, pickle, piece, play, playlet, plight, poser,
     pother, practice, predicament, prescribed form, preternaturalism,
     private matter, privileged communication, privity, problem,
     problem play, prodigiousness, profession, profound secret,
     psychodrama, pursuit, puzzle, puzzlement, puzzler, quandary,
     question, question mark, quiz show, racket, radio drama,
     remarkableness, restricted information, review, revue, riddle,
     rite, ritual, ritual observance, rituality, romance, sacrament,
     sacramental, science fiction, scrape, sealed book, secrecy, secret,
     seductiveness, sensational play, serial, service, shocker, show,
     sitcom, situation comedy, sixty-four dollar question, sketch, skit,
     soap, soap opera, sociodrama, solemnity, space fiction,
     space opera, specialization, specialty, spectacle, stage play,
     stage show, stew, sticker, straight drama, stumper, stupendousness,
     success, superhumanity, supernaturalism, supernaturality,
     supernaturalness, supernature, supernormalness, superphysicalness,
     supersensibleness, supranaturalism, supranature, suspense drama,
     suspense story, symbolics, symbolism, tableau, tableau vivant,
     talk show, teleplay, television drama, television play,
     terra incognita, the incalculable, the occult, the strange,
     the supernatural, the supersensible, the unfamiliar,
     the unknowable, the unknown, theater of cruelty, thriller,
     total theater, tough proposition, trade, transcendentalism,
     unaccountableness, unassuredness, undefinability, unearthliness,
     unexplainableness, unexplored ground, unexplored territory,
     unknown quantity, unworldliness, upset, vagueness, variety show,
     vaudeville, vaudeville show, vehicle, vexed question, vocation,
     walk, walk of life, whodunit, why, witchery, wonderfulness,
     wondrousness, word-of-mouth success, work, work of fiction, x,
     yoga, yogeeism, yogism, z  
Din dicționarul Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     the calling of the Gentiles into the Christian Church, so
     designated (Eph. 1:9, 10; 3:8-11; Col. 1:25-27); a truth
     undiscoverable except by revelation, long hid, now made
     manifest. The resurrection of the dead (1 Cor. 15:51), and other
     doctrines which need to be explained but which cannot be fully
     understood by finite intelligence (Matt. 13:11; Rom. 11:25; 1
     Cor. 13:2); the union between Christ and his people symbolized
     by the marriage union (Eph. 5:31, 32; comp. 6:19); the seven
     stars and the seven candlesticks (Rev. 1:20); and the woman
     clothed in scarlet (17:7), are also in this sense mysteries. The
     anti-Christian power working in his day is called by the apostle
     (2 Thess. 2:7) the "mystery of iniquity."

Din dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  MYSTERY or MISTERY. This word is said to be derived from the French mestier 
  now written metier, a trade. In law it signifies a trade, art, or 
  occupation. 2 Inst. 668. 
       2. Masters frequently bind themselves in the indentures with their 
  apprentices to teach them their art, trade, and mystery. Vide 2 Hawk. c. 23, 
  s. 11. 

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