Definition of Enigmatical

1. Adjective. Not clear to the understanding. "Prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries"

Exact synonyms: Enigmatic, Puzzling
Similar to: Incomprehensible, Uncomprehensible
Derivative terms: Enigma, Enigma



Definition of Enigmatical

1. Adjective. Pertaining to an enigma. ¹

2. Adjective. Alternate of enigmatic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enigmatical

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enigmatical

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enhungering
enhungers
enhydros
enhydrous
enhypostasia
enhypostasis
eniac
eniacs
enigma
enigma canon
enigmas
enigmata
enigmatic
enigmatic canon
enigmatical (current term)
enigmatical canon
enigmatically
enigmatick
enigmatist
enigmatists
enigmatize
enigmatized
enigmatizes
enigmatizing
enigmatography
enigmatology
enilconazole
enilospirone
enimine

Literary usage of Enigmatical

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1. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"Most prophecies are delivered in enigmatical terms, which time only can develop. ... And does it require much skill in enigmatical learning to see through ..."

2. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"Plutarch* and Clemens t are satisfied with the enigmatical intention of these compound animals; the former saying that Sphinxes were " placed before the ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1888)
"It is enigmatical of the author's troubles and subsequent comfortable ... The enigmatical language of the title seems to imply that fortune " at length ..."

4. The New Year's Gift and Juvenile Souvenir by Priscilla Maden Watts (1836)
"THE enigmatical GARDEN. BY MISS WOOD. ONCE upon time,—that time was the evening of a summer's day,—a large party of little people set out to visit " the ..."

5. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs by Crawford Howell Toy (1899)
"... an allegory (Ez. ly2), an enigmatical saying (Ez. 2i5), a byword (Jer. 24" Dt. 28"), a taunting speech (Isa. 14* Hab. 2s), a lament (Mie. ..."

6. The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1900)
"... Onesimus—The Union's Rules Against Quarrelling—Their Own Inscriptions Found—The enigmatical Door of Jesus—No Quarrel of Paul With Immediate Companions ..."

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