Synonyms for (adjective) inexplicable

Synonyms: inexplicable, incomprehensible

Definition: incapable of being explained or accounted for

Usage: inexplicable errors; left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons

Similar words: inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying, cryptic, cryptical, deep

Definition: of an obscure nature

Usage: the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms; a deep dark secret; the inscrutable workings of Providence; in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life- Rachel Carson; rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands


Similar words: paradoxical, self-contradictory

Definition: seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true

Usage: it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking


Similar words: unaccountable, unexplainable

Definition: not to be accounted for or explained

Usage: perceptible only as unaccountable influences that hinder progress; an unexplainable fear


Similar words: unexplained

Definition: having the reason or cause not made clear

Usage: an unexplained error