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Noun: mystification  ,mis-tu-fi'key-shun
  1. Confusion resulting from failure to understand
    - bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement, befuddlement, bafflement, bemusement
  2. Something designed to mystify or bewilder
  3. The activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered
    - obfuscation

Derived forms: mystifications

Type of: activity, artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], confusedness, confusion, disarray, mental confusion, muddiness

Encyclopedia: Mystification