Meaning of “mystify” in the English Dictionary

"mystify" in British English

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mystifyverb [ T often passive ]

uk /ˈmɪs.tɪ.faɪ/ us /ˈmɪs.tə.faɪ/
adjective uk /ˈmɪs.tɪ.faɪ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈmɪs.tə.faɪ.ɪŋ/

After ten years her mystifying disappearance was still unexplained.
adverb uk /ˈmɪs.tɪ.faɪ.ɪŋ.li/ us /ˈmɪs.tə.faɪ.ɪŋ.li/

(Definition of “mystify” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mystify" in American English

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mystifyverb [ T ]

us /ˈmɪs·təˌfɑɪ/

to confuse someone or make someone uncertain by doing or involving the person in something difficult to explain:

Doctors were mystified by her high fever and headaches.

(Definition of “mystify” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)