HyperDic: enigma

English > 2 senses of the word enigma:
NOUNcognitionenigma, mystery, secret, closed booksomething that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
communicationenigma, riddle, conundrum, brain-teasera difficult problem
enigma > pronunciation
Soundsihnih'gmah
RhymesAlabama ... Yuma: 82 rhymes with mah...
English > enigma: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSomething that baffles understanding and cannot be explained.
Synonymsmystery, secret, closed book
BroaderperplexityTrouble or confusion resulting from complexity
Spanishenigma, misterio
Catalanenigma, misteri
Adjectivesenigmaticresembling an oracle in obscurity of thought
enigmatic, enigmaticalnot clear to the understanding
English > enigma: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA difficult problem.
Synonymsriddle, conundrum, brain-teaser
BroaderproblemA question raised for consideration or solution
Spanishacertijo, adivinanza, enigma, interrogante, misterio, rompecabezas
Catalanendevinalla, enigma

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