Definitions for enigmaticˌɛn ɪgˈmæt ɪk; also ˌi nɪg-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

en•ig•mat•icˌɛn ɪgˈmæt ɪk; also ˌi nɪg-(adj.)

also en`ig•mat′i•cal

  1. resembling an enigma; perplexing; mysterious.

Origin of enigmatic:

1620–30; < LL < Gk

en`ig•mat′i•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enigmatic, enigmatical, puzzling(adj)

    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"

  2. enigmatic, oracular(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. enigmatic(Adjective)

    Pertaining to an enigma.

  2. enigmatic(Adjective)

    Mysterious.

  3. enigmatic(Adjective)

    Defying description.

  4. enigmatic(Adjective)

    (variant) Enigmatical.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enigmatic(adj)

    alt. of Enigmatical


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

enigmatic(adjective)

puzzling; mysterious

an enigmatic smile.

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