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1. enigma

noun. ['ɪˈnɪgmə'] something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained.

Synonyms

  • perplexity
  • closed book
  • secret

Antonyms

  • exoteric
  • public
  • acknowledged
  • outward

Etymology

  • aenigma (Latin)
  • αἴνιγμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Enigma

  • stigma
  • sygma
  • sigma

Example sentences of the word enigma


1. Noun, singular or mass
Alabama is an enigma, where the historic past coexists easily with the world of today.

Quotes containing the word enigma


1. When she fucked up all those years ago, just a little girl terrified into paralysis, she fell onto the enigma of herself.
- John Green

2. enigma

noun. ['ɪˈnɪgmə'] a difficult problem.

Synonyms

  • problem
  • brain-teaser
  • conundrum

Antonyms

  • unclassified

Etymology

  • aenigma (Latin)
  • αἴνιγμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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