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en·ig·mat·ic

enigmatic

 
 
pronunciation:
e nIg mae tihk
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, concerning, or like an enigma; puzzling; mysterious.
His enigmatic response to my question about his wife made me wonder if the two might have separated.
synonyms:
baffling, cryptic, inscrutable, mysterious, paradoxical, perplexing, puzzling
similar words:
abstruse, ambiguous, arcane, equivocal, incomprehensible, indecipherable, inexplicable, labyrinthine, obscure, occult, recondite
Word Combinations  About this feature
adverb + (adj.)enigmatic equally, first, most, somewhat
(adj.)enigmatic + noun angel, artifact, beauty, character, creature, dimension, encounter, expression, feature, figure, fragment, galaxy, hint, image, interpretation, manner, master, mercy, message, mystery, narrative, novel, novelist, object, painting, phenomenon, phrase, portrait, remark, reputation, ruin, silence, singer, smile, soul, stare, statement, stranger, text [See all][See only the most frequent]
derivation: enigmatically (adv.)