verb (used with object), mys·ti·fied, mys·ti·fy·ing.
Origin of mystify
Examples from the Web for mystified
All were genuinely shocked and mystified when they finally learned, on Sept. 4, that I was not covered by MagnaCare.
The whole affair meanwhile has mystified longtime Hill insiders and ethics watchdogs.Could an Obscure Ethics Rule Endanger Republican Star Cathy McMorris Rodgers?|David Freedlander|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I mean we are all mystified by how the Gestapo, and the guards in the concentration camps, could be so cruel.
But in a world where people are interested in the Kardashians, why should we be mystified by the fascination with Pippa?Laugh All You Like at Her Dumb Party Tips, but Pippa Has the Midas Touch|Tom Sykes|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"I am absolutely convinced this was an accident so I'm mystified," he told ITV news this weekend.Was Princess Diana Murdered by the British Military?|Nico Hines|August 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She amused and mystified him and she volunteered after lunch to show him all the sights of Wellington.Molly Brown's Senior Days|Nell Speed
But what mystified us completely was the fact that we could not find a mark to show where the last bullet had hit him.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
The calm, resolute tones of the stranger have their weight with the mystified Ray.The Diamond Coterie|Lawrence L. Lynch
"I have concentrated," he moaned, mystified beyond endurance.The Helpmate|May Sinclair
So Buck, obliging but mystified, dropped back upon the bed and proceeded, tooth-pick energetically at work.Queed|Henry Sydnor Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for mystified
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
Word Origin for mystify
Word Origin and History for mystified (1 of 2)
"bewildered, puzzled," 1863, past participle adjective from mystify.