Have you ever been mystified about a piece of work? No doubt you have!
The word mystify means that a person is bewildered, perplexed, or puzzled by something.
In a sentence, the word mystified is used more frequently than the word mystify.
- ‘The detectives were mystified by the clues’.
- ‘The scientists were mystified by the virus’.
The word mystify is a verb.
The Cambridge Dictionary definition of ‘mystify‘ is ‘to confuse someone by being or doing something very strange or impossible to explain‘.
Hopefully Write Correctly can help you to demystify the complexities of writing English in a grammatically correct way, with proper punctuation, enhanced clarity, and ease of reading.
See how demystify was used above. Demystify means to unravel the confusion that mystified the person in the first place. The Cambridge Dictionary definition of ‘demystify’ is ‘to make something easier to understand‘. Again, words such as demystifies, demystified, or demystifying are more frequently used in speech and text than the word demystify itself.
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