Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Definitions of MYSTERY on the Web

  • Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets".

  • A story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
  • wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn

  • Mystery! (also written MYSTERY!) is a long-running television series that premiered on PBS in 1979 and is produced by WGBH. The show has allowed a large number of detective series and television movies, most of them British productions from the BBC or various ITV companies, to air on American television. In 2002 they added an American produced series based on the novels of Tony Hillerman to their roster. The American flag was worked intro the opening title sequence.
  • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystery!

  • Mystery is a Canadian specialty channel which presents movies and television series of the mystery genre. Mystery is owned by CanWest Global Communications.
  • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystery_(television)

  • The Orthodox term for "Sacrament", the means by which God's Grace is imparted to us by His Holy Orthodox Church. Only Orthodox Christians may receive the Holy Mysteries.
  • euphrosynoscafe.com/resources/glossary.html

  • A term derived from the Latin word mysterium. Mystery is also closely related to the Latin word mysterium tremendum, which is a term used to express the overwhelming awe and sense of unknowable mystery felt by those to whom some aspect of God or of divine being is revealed. Mystery is an event or situation that appears to overwhelm understanding. Its province is the unnatural, unmentioned, and unseen. ...
  • www.georgiasouthern.edu/~dougt/goth.html

  • A suspenseful story dealing with a puzzling crime. The crime is usually solved by one of the characters in the story, which sometimes is a detective. Mysteries are fiction.
  • www.tpl.toronto.on.ca/mul_esl_glossary.jsp

  • Any matter that is hidden, secret, unexplained or inexplicable, beyond human knowledge or comprehension, such as a religious truth known only from Divine Revelation.
  • miriams-well.org/Glossary/

  • a narrative in which the chief element is usually a crime around which the plot is built.
  • www.ed.psu.edu/americareads/Resources/glossary.htm

  • A reality which we cannot fully grasp intellectually, or for which we have no reasoned explanation. Before mystery one retains a certain awe along with the yearning to explore and comprehend. For Jung, life itself and each individual was such a mystery.
  • www.mindmendtherapy.com/page8_jung_key_concepts.htm

  • Genre of film involving mystery as the main element of the film.
  • centuryofslang.com/reviews/genres.php
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