enigmatic
also enigmatical adjective Date: 1609 of, relating to, or resembling an enigma ; mysterious Synonyms: see obscureenigmatically adverb

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  • enigmatic — ENIGMÁTIC, Ă, enigmatici, ce, adj. Care constituie sau ascunde o enigmă; greu de înţeles; tainic, misterios. – Din fr. énigmatique, lat. aenigmaticus. Trimis de bogdang, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ENIGMÁTIC adj. 1. v. ascuns. 2. v. misterios. 3 …   Dicționar Român

  • Enigmatic — E nig*mat ic (?; 277), Enigmatical E nig*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. [ e]nigmatique.] Relating to or resembling an enigma; not easily explained or accounted for; darkly expressed; not clear to the understanding; obscure; puzzling; as, an enigmatical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enigmatic — I adjective ambiguous, baffling, bewildering, bothering, confounding, confusing, conjectural, cryptic, disconcerting, esoteric, hard to understand, hidden, inexplicable, mysterious, mystifying, nebulous, obscure, of hidden meaning, perplexing,… …   Law dictionary

  • enigmatic — 1640s, from L.L. aenigmaticus, from aenigmat , stem of aenigma (see ENIGMA (Cf. enigma)). Enigmatical in the same sense is from 1570s. Related: Enigmatically …   Etymology dictionary

  • enigmatic — cryptic, *obscure, dark, vague, ambiguous, equivocal Analogous words: puzzling, perplexing, mystifying, bewildering (see PUZZLE vb): abstruse, occult, esoteric, *recondite: dubious, problematic, *doubtful Antonyms: explicit Contrasted words:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • enigmatic — / enigmatical [adj] mysterious ambiguous, cryptic, dark, Delphian*, doubtful, equivocal, incomprehensible, indecipherable, inexplicable, inscrutable, obscure, occult, oracular, perplexing, puzzling, recondite, secret, Sibylline*, sphinxlike,… …   New thesaurus

  • enigmatic — [en΄ig mat′ik; ] also [ ē΄nigmat′ik] adj. [Fr énigmatique < LL aenigmaticus] of or like an enigma; perplexing; baffling: also enigmatical SYN. OBSCURE enigmatically adv …   English World dictionary

  • enigmatic — adjective 1. not clear to the understanding (Freq. 2) 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 • Syn: ↑enigmatical, ↑puzzling • Similar… …   Useful english dictionary

  • enigmatic — [[t]e̱nɪgmæ̱tɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is enigmatic is mysterious and difficult to understand. Haley studied her, an enigmatic smile on his face... She starred in one of Welles s most enigmatic films. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • enigmatic — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ highly …   Collocations dictionary

  • Enigmatic — Энигматик (англ. Enigmatic) стиль современной музыки, представляющий собой смесь классического нью эйджа с различными жанрами такими, как эмбиент, дарк фолк, нойз и др. Отсюда и большое количество самых разнообразных сэмплов, звучащих в… …   Википедия

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