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en·ig·mat·ic

 (ĕn′ĭg-măt′ĭk) or en·ig·mat·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of or resembling an enigma; puzzling: a professor's enigmatic grading system. See Synonyms at mysterious.

[Greek ainigmatikos, from ainigma, ainigmat-, riddle; see enigma.]

en′ig·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
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en•ig•mat•ic

(ˌɛn ɪgˈmæt ɪk; also ˌi nɪg-)

also en`ig•mat′i•cal,



adj.
resembling an enigma; perplexing; mysterious.
[1620–30; < Late Latin < Greek]
en`ig•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.enigmatic - not clear to the understanding; "I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later"; "prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries"
uncomprehensible, incomprehensible - difficult to understand; "the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein
2.enigmatic - resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought; "the oracular sayings of Victorian poets"; "so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it"; "an enigmatic smile"
ambiguous - having more than one possible meaning; "ambiguous words"; "frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy"
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enigmatic

enigmatical
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enigmatic

adjective
Difficult to explain or understand:
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Translations
لُغْزي، غامِض، مُبْهَم
enigmàtic
gådefuldmystisk
arvoituksellinenmystinen
enigmatičantajanstvenzagonetan
dularfullur
aenigmaticus
mįslingas
enigmatic
gizemli esrarlı

enigmatic

[ˌenɪgˈmætɪk] ADJenigmático
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enigmatic

[ˌɛnɪgˈmætɪk] adj [smile] → énigmatique; [person, figure] → énigmatique
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enigmatic

adjrätselhaft
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enigmatic

[ˌɛnɪgˈmætɪk] adjenigmatico/a
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enigma

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