The definition of inscrutable is someone or something that is hard to figure out, understand or interpret.(adjective)
An example of an inscrutable problem is one for which no solution can be quickly found.
See inscrutable in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < LL(Ec) inscrutabilis < L in-, not + scrutari, to search carefully, examine: see scrutiny
See inscrutable in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin īnscrūtābilis
Origin: : in-, not; see in-1
Origin: + scrūtārī, to scrutinize; see scrutiny.
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