Synonyms for enigmatic

Synonyms for (adj) enigmatic

Synonyms: oracular, enigmatic

Definition: resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought

Usage: the oracular sayings of Victorian poets; so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it; an enigmatic smile

Similar words: ambiguous

Definition: having more than one possible meaning

Usage: ambiguous words; frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy

Synonyms: enigmatic, enigmatical, puzzling

Definition: not clear to the understanding

Usage: 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

Similar words: incomprehensible, uncomprehensible

Definition: difficult to understand

Usage: the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible- A. Einstein

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