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.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME < LL(Ec) inscrutabilis < L in-, not + scrutari, to search carefully, examine: see scrutiny
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Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin īnscrūtābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + scrūtārī, to scrutinize; see scrutiny.
- in·scruˌta·bilˈi·ty, in·scruˈta·ble·ness noun
- in·scruˈta·bly adverb