What is mystified?
means to excited
confused, puzzled, baffled, muddled, perplexed, mystified aghast, astonished, astounded, awe-struck, awed, baffled, befuddled, dazed, dazzled, disconcerted, dumbstruck, flabbergasted, flustered, muddled, mystified, perplexed, shocked, shook up, speechless, staggered, startled, stumped, stunned, stupefied, surprised, taken aback.
Its not difficult if you invest the time and energy to make it work. Are you doing the exercises? Are you understanding what the teacher is saying, or are you leaving class mystified? Are you participating in class discussion or are you busy texting your girlfriend? Its like any other coursework. You need to study, and that means work.
Well, you've mystified me. I have a PhD in chemistry, and this is the first I've ever heard of a "giant ionic and covalent structure". Could you try being a little more specific? I can think of materials that might qualify ... zeolites, for example, which are partly ionic and partly covalent and might form extensive networks ... but these are compounds, not elements.
I was mystified by this high pitched squeel - so were many dealers... "The sound was traced to the drive support bearing area - I had a can of Marvel mystery spray oil - I drowned the bearing area with this stuff - sound vanished. That was several thousand miles ago - so I get it a squirt at every oil change.
As an advocate of a small, decentralized government, his actions in making the Louisiana Purchase, and in one fell swoop, nearly tripling the size of the United States (and, some thought, its government, by association) mystified some and angered others. He got a good deal, there's no doubt about that, but many saw his move as a betrayal of the Jeffersonian libertarian ideals.
The Reeve is high ranked in his master's book. He looks after all of the other servants. The Reeve makes sure that none of the employees can steal from the master. All of the other servants are mystified because the Reeve always know when they are lying or stealing. The reason that the Reeve is so keen on their secrets is that he is the master of deceit. He diverts his masters attention away from…
Robert was a little mystified about the reasons for Wildfred's punishment but seemed to find the idea both vaguely amusing and exciting rather than disturbing. Roger also found the idea of "irresponsible authority" exciting because the idea of inflicting punishment simply because you have the power to do so appealed to his sadistic nature.