enigmatic vs enigmatical what difference

what is difference between enigmatic and enigmatical

English

Alternative forms

  • ænigmatic (archaic)
  • ænigmatick (obsolete)
  • enigmatick (obsolete)

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɛnɪɡˈmætɪk/

Adjective

enigmatic (comparative more enigmatic, superlative most enigmatic)

  1. Pertaining to an enigma.
  2. Mysterious.
  3. Defying description.
  4. (variant) Enigmatical.

Synonyms

  • (mysterious): See also Thesaurus:mysterious
  • (defying description): See also Thesaurus:incomprehensible

Translations


Romanian

Etymology

French énigmatique

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [eniɡˈmatik]

Adjective

enigmatic m or n (feminine singular enigmatică, masculine plural enigmatici, feminine and neuter plural enigmatice)

  1. enigmatic

Declension

Synonyms

  • misterios

Related terms

  • enigmă


English

Alternative forms

  • ænigmatical (archaic)

Adjective

enigmatical (comparative more enigmatical, superlative most enigmatical)

  1. Pertaining to an enigma; enigmatic; mysterious.
    • 1905, H. G. Wells, The Empire of the Ants
      He saw now clearly that the sole crew of the vessel was these two dead men, and though he could not see their faces, he saw by their outstretched hands, which were all of ragged flesh, that they had been subjected to some strange exceptional process of decay. For a moment his attention concentrated on those two enigmatical bundles of dirty clothes and laxly flung limbs, []

Related terms

  • enigmatically

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