inscrutable: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in-skr'tu-bul), [key]
— adj.
  1. incapable of being investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized; impenetrable.
  2. not easily understood; mysterious; unfathomable: an inscrutable smile.
  3. incapable of being seen through physically; physically impenetrable: the inscrutable depths of the ocean.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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