What does the word mystification mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of mystifying.

Usage examples for mystification

  1. Mrs. Penfold, who for some weeks had been in a state of nervous and rather irritable mystification with regard to Lydia, noticed the fact at once. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. But yesterday I found out through Dinky- Dunk what the probable secret of Olie's mystification was. – The Prairie Wife by Arthur Stringer
  3. I took a malicious delight in the mystification of my fellows. – The Shadow World by Hamlin Garland