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inscrutability

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Synonyms and Antonyms of inscrutability

  1. 1 the quality or state of being impossible to know, understand, or explain the inscrutability of divine intentions is something that people of faith usually just accept Synonyms of inscrutability impenetrability, inscrutableness, mysteriousness, numinousness, obscurity, uncanniness Words Related to inscrutability deepness, profundity; darkness, murkiness, obscurity, shadowiness, vagueness; ambiguity, equivocality, equivocalness; incomprehensibility, unintelligibility, unintelligibleness; inexplicability, inexplicableness; unanswerability; unknowability; abstruseness, abstrusity, esotericism, hermetism, reconditeness Near Antonyms of inscrutability intelligibility, understandability; clarity, obviousness, plainness, self-evidence, straightforwardness, transparency

  2. 2 the quality or state of having a veiled or uncertain meaning the inscrutability of the notations in the ledger—who, for example, was the recipient of “gift to X” ? Synonyms of inscrutability ambiguity, ambiguousness, darkness, equivocalness, equivocation, obscurity, inscrutableness, murkiness, mysteriousness, nebulosity, nebulousness, obliqueness, obliquity, opacity, opaquenessWords Related to inscrutability mystery, reconditeness; cloudiness, dimness, faintness, fogginess, fuzziness, haziness, indefiniteness, indistinctness, mistiness, shade, shadow, uncertainty, vagueness; impenetrability, incomprehensibility, incomprehensibleness; circuitousness, circuity, indirectness; deepness, depth, profoundness; abstruseness, abstrusity, complexity, complication, difficulty, obtusenessNear Antonyms of inscrutability comprehensibility, intelligibility, legibility; brightness, distinctness, self-evidence; certainty, surety; definiteness, exactness, explicitness, incision, incisiveness, lucidity, lucidness, perspicuity, perspicuousness; directness, forthrightness, openness, straightforwardness; palpability, tangibility, tangibleness, visibility; readability, readableness; obviousnessAntonyms of inscrutability clarity, clearness, obviousness, plainness


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