Word of the Day: Mysterious

/mis-ˈtir-ē-əs/, adjective: 1. exciting wonder, curiosity, or surprise while baffling efforts to comprehend or identify “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.” Albert Einstein, 1879 – 1955 “A garden must combine the poetic and the mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.” Luis Barragan, 1902 – 1988 2. full of or wrapped in mystery (a secret, hidden, or inexplicable matter) “The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.” Charles Baudelaire, 1821 – 1867 3. stirred by or attracted to the inexplicable; delighting in mystery “I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.” Edgar Allan Poe, 1809 – 1949