Mystery vs. Mistery

By Jaxson

  • Mystery (noun)

    Something secret or unexplainable; an unknown. From XIV century.

    “The truth behind the events remains a mystery.”

  • Mystery (noun)

    Someone or something with an obscure or puzzling nature.

    “That man is a mystery.”

  • Mystery (noun)

    A secret or mystical meaning. From XIV century.

  • Mystery (noun)

    A religious truth not understandable by the application of human reason alone (without divine aid). From XIV century.

  • Mystery (noun)

    A sacrament. From XV century.

  • Mystery (noun)

    A secret religious celebration, admission to which was usually through initiation. From XV century.

    “the Eleusinian mysteries”

    “the Mysteries of Mithras”

  • Mystery (noun)

    A particular event or series of events in the life of Christ. From XVII century.

    “The second decade of the Rosary concerns the Sorrowful mysteries, such as the crucifixion and the crowning with thorns.”

  • Mystery (noun)

    A craft, art or trade; specifically a guild of craftsmen.

  • Mistery (noun)

    archaic form of mystery(a trade)


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