Synonyms for Mystifying:


baffling (adjective)
unclear, confusing.
cryptic (adjective)
dark (adjective)
inexplicable (adjective)
mystifying (adjective)
puzzling, inscrutable, arcane, inexplicable, cryptic, enigmatic, incomprehensible, baffling.
obscure (adjective)
unintelligible (adjective)
confusing, illegible, unclear, enigmatic, unreadable, indecipherable, mysterious, baffling, cryptic.


puzzling, explain, knowledge, arcane. mystifying (noun)
cryptical, inexplicable, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptic, deep, incomprehensible.

Other synonyms:

arcane. Other relevant words:
puzzling, inscrutable, arcane, inexplicable, cryptical, deep, incomprehensible, baffling.

Usage examples for mystifying

  1. You are mystifying Mr. Haydon, and I shall explain to him what you mean. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  2. Author of the deepest and most mystifying songs- revealing the whole history of the human soul. – The Secret of the Creation by Howard D. Pollyen
  3. I have often had my " Why" answered with so much mystifying matter that I have left off pressing it through fatigue. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler