enigmatic
[ en-ig-mat-ik ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Early 17th century; Greek from French énigmatique or late Latin aenigmaticus, based on Greek ainigma ‘riddle’
Synonyms
  • ambiguous
  • cryptic
  • obscure
Antonyms
  • clear
  • explicit
  • obvious
  • known
Definition
resembling an enigma, or a puzzling occurrence, situation, statement, person, etc.; perplexing; mysterious
Example
She always has an enigmatic expression on her face while in chemistry class.
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