mystify

If something totally stumps you, doesn't make one lick of sense and has no logical explanation, then it's safe to say it mystifies you.

To mystify is a verb that sounds not so mysteriously like mystery. That's because something that mystifies is just that. There's no answer or explanation to be found for it. If you're mystified, you're in awe and bewilderment. The infinite nature of the universe mystifies some people. Others are mystified by the appeal of teen sensations from Ricky Nelson to Justin Bieber.

Definitions of mystify
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v be a mystery or bewildering to

Synonyms:
amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex
Types:
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mix up, stump
cause to be perplexed or confounded
riddle
set a difficult problem or riddle
elude, escape
be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by
defy, refuse, resist
elude, especially in a baffling way
Type of:
bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw
be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

v make mysterious

mystify the story”
Antonyms:
demystify
make less mysterious or remove the mystery from
Type of:
blot out, hide, obliterate, obscure, veil
make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing

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