mystify - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈmɪstɪfaɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theymystify
he/she/itmystifies
present participlemystifying
past tensemystified
past participlemystified
  1. if someone or something mystifies you, you cannot understand or explain it

    Investigators are mystified by the crash, which claimed 104 lives.

derived words

mystification

 

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/ˌmɪstɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]

mystifying

 

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adjective