Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: enigmatic
IPA transcription: [,ɛnɪɡm'ætɪk]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: enigmatic, enigmatical, puzzling
    Meaning: not clear to the understanding; "I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later"; "prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries"
Usage examples
  • "Pray heaven that the thread may not snap," he repeated, with his enigmatic smile.
  • Prince Michael smiled his enigmatic, gentle, comprehending smile and caught the coat sleeve of the other.
  • This scrap of I knew not what, but which had been the occasion of the enigmatic scene I had witnessed at the breakfast-table, necessarily interested me very much and I could not help giving it a look.