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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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Rhymes with Enigma

  • stigma
  • sygma
  • sigma

How do you pronounce enigma?

Pronounce enigma as ɪˈnɪgmə.

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Sentences with enigma


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

Quotes about 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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