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- n. The condition of being inscrutable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being inscrutable; inscrutableness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being inscrutable or not subject to scrutiny.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being impossible to investigate
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Kind and rude, eloquent and reticent, he's an altruistic loner, a misanthropic do-gooder, a study in inscrutability straight out of Eudora Welty or William Faulkner.
It seems to me that he embodies a kind of inscrutability that makes it difficult to define him ... more
It seems to me that he embodies a kind of inscrutability that makes it difficult to define him precisely -- another characteristic I would include in describing spiritual warriors.
As a student of ancient Indian thought, one thing is crystal clear to me that in designing the rules of the dice game, almost all of you have forgotten the "inscrutability" of the Master who designed this game!
Daughtry dismissed the matter from his thoughts as no more than a thing in keeping with the general inscrutability of the Chinese mind.
Michael Emerson's aura of inscrutability is well-matched with Jim Caviezel's whispery, explosive intensity.
If I may step from behind my usual Sphinx-like inscrutability to allow: Yes, I own a minivan, too.
The remainder of the film builds towards a peculiar crescendo that interweaves the utterly inexplicable nature of the universe (or, if you prefer, "God"), Jewish American culture in the late 1960s/early 1970s, the story of Job, a sort of anti-nostalgia, the inscrutability of mankind, and an almost Fortean spite for anything like comprehension.
In the ES v CH match, I definitely prefer the no nonsense “proper indie” approach of the Spanish to the inscrutability of the Swiss.
Again we wait, monitoring the time by the black inscrutability of my watch.