enigma


enigma
I noun aenigma, ambages, ambiguous saying, arcanum, bewilderment, braintwister, complexity, confusing statement, confusion, difficulty, inexplicable statement, inscrutable person, knotty point, mystery, obscure question, obscure statement, paradox, perplexity, poser, problem, puzzle, puzzling problem, question, riddle, secret, stumper, teaser II index confusion (ambiguity), mystery, paradox, problem, question (issue), secret

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  • enigmă — ENÍGMĂ, enigme, s.f. Lucru greu de înţeles, nelămurit, ascuns; taină, mister1. ♦ Ghicitoare, şaradă. – Din fr. énigme, lat. aenigma. Trimis de bogdang, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ENÍGMĂ s. v. mister. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime …   Dicționar Român

  • enigma — s. m. 1. Descrição obscura ou ambígua, mas verdadeira, que se faz de uma coisa, para que outrem diga o nome dessa coisa. 2.  [Figurado] Arrazoado obscuro. 3. Coisa obscura, difícil de compreender. 4. Pessoa que, por qualquer circunstância, vive… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Enigma — Enigma, Энигма  загадка, головоломка, что то таинственное, невыразимое, или шарада или сложная задача. Энигма  шифровальная машина времён Второй мировой войны. Энигма  город в штате Джорджия, США. «Энигма»  компьютерная игра.… …   Википедия

  • enigma — e*nig ma ([ e]*n[i^]g m[.a]), n.; pl. {enigmas} ([ e]*n[i^]g m[.a]z). [L. aenigma, Gr. a i nigma, fr. a ini ssesqai to speak darkly, fr. a i^nos tale, fable.] 1. A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden meaning… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enigma — Enigma, GA U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 869 Housing Units (2000): 348 Land area (2000): 3.251680 sq. miles (8.421811 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.032409 sq. miles (0.083940 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.284089 sq. miles (8.505751 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Enigma, GA — U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 869 Housing Units (2000): 348 Land area (2000): 3.251680 sq. miles (8.421811 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.032409 sq. miles (0.083940 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.284089 sq. miles (8.505751 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • enigma — sustantivo masculino 1. Conjunto de palabras o signos de sentido oculto, difíciles de comprender: Nos propuso un enigma y estuvimos toda la tarde buscando la solución. 2. Cosa que resulta desconocida o difícil de entender: Su vida es un enigma… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • enigma — (non com. enimma) s.m. [dal lat. aenigma ătis, gr. aínigma atos, dal tema di ainíssomai parlare copertamente ] (pl. i ). 1. (crit.) [frase o componimento in versi che propone un concetto o una parola da indovinare: risolvere un e. ]… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • enigma — (n.) 1580s, earlier enigmate (mid 15c.), from L. aenigma riddle, from Gk. ainigma (pl. ainigmata), from ainissesthai speak obscurely, speak in riddles, from ainos fable, riddle, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • enigma — riddle, puzzle, conundrum, *mystery, problem …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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