An example of an inscrutable problem is one for which no solution can be quickly found.
Origin of inscrutableMiddle English from Ecclesiastical Late Latin inscrutabilis from Classical Latin in-, not + scrutari, to search carefully, examine: see scrutiny
Origin of inscrutableMiddle English from Old French from Late Latin īnscrūtābilis in- not ; see in- 1. scrūtārī to scrutinize ; see scrutiny .
(comparative more inscrutable, superlative most inscrutable)
- One who or that which is inscrutable; a person, etc. that cannot be comprehended.