inscrutable definition

  • adjective:
    • Difficult to fathom or realize; impenetrable. See Synonyms at mysterious.
    • hard or impossible to comprehend, fathom, or translate.
    • Unsearchable; not capable of being searched into and understood by inquiry or study; impossible or hard to be explained or taken into account satisfactorily; obscure; incomprehensible.
    • of an obscure nature
  • noun:
    • a person who or what is inscrutable; an individual, etc. that can't be comprehended.
  • others:
    • incompetent at being searched into or scrutinized; impenetrable to inquiry or research; incognizable: as, the ways of Providence are often inscrutable.
    • Synonyms Impenetrable, undiscoverable, incomprehensible, unsearchable, mystical.

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