enigma definition

  • noun:
    • One that is puzzling, uncertain, or inexplicable.
    • A perplexing message or text; a riddle.
    • Something puzzling, mystical or inexplicable.
    • A riddle, or a difficult problem.
    • A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden concept of which will be becoming found or guessed.
    • An action, mode of action, or thing, which can't be satisfactorily explained; a puzzle.
    • A dark saying or representation, in which some understood thing is concealed under obscure terms or types; a question, saying, figure, or design containing a concealed meaning which will be proposed for finding; a riddle.
    • Anything inexplicable to an observer, for instance the means wherein one thing is effected, the motive for a course of conduct, the cause of a phenomenon, etc.: as, just how it absolutely was done is an enigma; their conduct is to myself an enigma.
    • a challenging issue
    • something that baffles comprehension and cannot be explained
    • One that is puzzling, uncertain, or inexplicable.
    • A perplexing address or text; a riddle.
    • some thing puzzling, mysterious or inexplicable.
    • A riddle, or an arduous problem.
    • A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the concealed meaning of that will be become discovered or guessed.
    • An action, mode of action, or thing, which is not satisfactorily explained; a puzzle.
    • A dark saying or representation, by which some understood thing is concealed under obscure terms or kinds; a question, saying, figure, or design containing a hidden definition that will be proposed for discovery; a riddle.
    • any such thing inexplicable to an observer, like the means in which one thing is effected, the motive for a training course of conduct, the reason for a phenomenon, etc.: as, just how it absolutely was done is an enigma; his conduct will be myself an enigma.
    • a challenging problem
    • a thing that baffles understanding and should not be explained
    • one that's puzzling, ambiguous, or inexplicable.
    • A perplexing message or text; a riddle.
    • Something puzzling, mysterious or inexplicable.
    • A riddle, or a hard issue.
    • A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden concept of which can be becoming discovered or guessed.
    • An action, mode of activity, or thing, which is not satisfactorily explained; a puzzle.
    • A dark saying or representation, in which some known thing is hidden under obscure terms or forms; a question, saying, figure, or design containing a concealed meaning which is proposed for development; a riddle.
    • such a thing inexplicable to an observer, including the means by which some thing is effected, the motive for a training course of conduct, the explanation for a phenomenon, etc.: as, exactly how it had been done is an enigma; his conduct would be to me personally an enigma.
    • a challenging problem
    • something which baffles understanding and cannot be explained

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