Definition of enigmatic:
indistinct, occult, doubtful, indefinite, knowledge, secret, enigmatical, perplexing, arcane, suspicious, cabalistic, indeterminate, study at obscure, obscure, dubious, incomprehensible, ambiguous, puzzling, uncomprehensible, explain, oracular, questionable, mystic, equivocal, uncertain, mystical.
It is a good sample of the enigmatic style of speech characteristic of Hamlet, which presumably the audiences of Shakespeare's day comprehended, which of course the astute Polonius did not understand, and which puzzles later generations because they have lost the ancient significance of certain words.- "The Three Heron's Feathers", Hermann Sudermann.
- "Mattie:--A Stray (Vol 3 of 3)", Frederick William Robinson.
He is an enigmatic character, versed in the philosophy of the East and the West, who excels on horseback and in tiger shooting, yet can discourse mystically and can bring the mysterious influences at his command to bear upon critical situations.- "Studies in Literature and History", Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall.