how to pronounce mysterious


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mysterious is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of mysterious in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… expanse so vast and mysterious that we …”

meanings of mysterious


  1. Deliberately evasive or enigmatic.
  2. Difficult to understand.
  3. Having unknown qualities.
  4. Of unknown origin.

mysterious frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word mysterious occurs in english on average 25.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mysterious can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mysterious can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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