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Oxford dictionary definition of the word mystery:
noun (plural mysteries)
1something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain:
the mysteries of outer space
what happened after he left home that day remains a mystery
[mass noun] secrecy or obscurity:
much of her past is shrouded in mystery
a person or thing whose identity or nature is puzzling or unknown:
‘He’s a bit of a mystery,’ said Nina
a mystery guest
2a novel, play, or film dealing with a puzzling crime, especially a murder:
the 1920s murder mystery, The Ghost Train
3 (mysteries) the secret rites of Greek and Roman pagan religion, or of any ancient or tribal religion, to which only initiates are admitted.
the practices, skills, or lore peculiar to a particular trade or activity and regarded as baffling to those without specialized knowledge:
the mysteries of analytical psychology
archaic the Christian Eucharist.
4chiefly Christian Theology a religious belief based on divine revelation, especially one regarded as beyond human understanding:
the mystery of Christ
an incident in the life of Jesus or of a saint as a focus of devotion in the Roman Catholic Church, especially each of those commemorated during recitation of successive decades of the rosary:
the first Sorrowful Mystery, the Agony in the Garden
Middle English (in the sense ‘mystic presence, hidden religious symbolism’): from Old French mistere or Latin mysterium, from Greek mustērion; related to mystic
Remember that mystery and the related word mysterious begin with mys-.