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e·nig·ma

 (ĭ-nĭg′mə)
n. pl. e·nig·mas also e·nig·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
1. One that is puzzling, ambiguous, or inexplicable.
2. A perplexing speech or text; a riddle.

[Latin aenigma, from Greek ainigma, from ainissesthai, ainig-, to speak in riddles, from ainos, fable.]

enigma

(ɪˈnɪɡmə)
n
a person, thing, or situation that is mysterious, puzzling, or ambiguous
[C16: from Latin aenigma, from Greek ainigma, from ainissesthai to speak in riddles, from ainos fable, story]
enigmatic, ˌenigˈmatical adj
ˌenigˈmatically adv

e•nig•ma

(əˈnɪg mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
1. a puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation.
2. a person of puzzling or contradictory character.
3. a saying, picture, etc., containing a hidden meaning; riddle.
[1530–40; < Latin aenigma < Greek aínigma <ainik- (s. of ainíssesthai to speak in riddles, derivative of aînos fable)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enigma - something that baffles understanding and cannot be explainedenigma - something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets"
perplexity - trouble or confusion resulting from complexity
2.enigma - a difficult problemenigma - a difficult problem      
problem - a question raised for consideration or solution; "our homework consisted of ten problems to solve"

enigma

noun mystery, problem, puzzle, riddle, paradox, conundrum, teaser This country remains an enigma for the outside world.

enigma

noun
Anything that arouses curiosity or perplexes because it is unexplained, inexplicable, or secret:
Translations
لُغْز، أُحجِيَه
gådemysterium
talány
gáta
mįslėmįslingai
mīklanoslēpums

enigma

[ɪˈnɪgmə] Nenigma m

enigma

[ɪˈnɪgmə] n (= mystery) → énigme f

enigma

nRätsel nt

enigma

[ɪˈnɪgmə] nenigma m

enigma

(iˈnigmə) noun
anything difficult to understand; a mystery.
enigmatic (enigˈmӕtik) adjective
puzzling; mysterious. an enigmatic smile.
ˌenigˈmatically adverb
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