Incorrect spelling

mistery

Incorrect spelling, explanation: this form is incorrect, because mystery comes from Greek word mystikos, which is spelled with y – the spelling in English remained similar. Mistery may be mistaken with another word spelled with imisery, or is simply mistaken because of its pronunciation. However mystery is the correct spelling and mistery is incorrect.


Correct spelling

mystery

Correct spelling, explanation: the word comes from adjective mystic, which has its roots in Greek mystikos. Therefore we spell this mystery with y after m, not I. This mistake in mistery may be caused by the spelling of word misery or by deceiving pronunciation. The only correct form however is mystery.

Definition of mystery:
noun, something not explained, kept in secret or unknown; also: a crime story
What happened to Amelia Earhart is a mystery.
My favourite book genre is a mystery. I enjoy the thrill!