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Definition of Enigma

Enigma

  1. A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden meaning of which is to be discovered or guessed.
  2. An action, mode of action, or thing, which cannot be satisfactorily explained; a puzzle; as, his conduct is an enigma.

Enigma Quotations

Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
Winston Churchill

I'm a walking, talking enigma. We're a dying breed.
Larry David

Art is the provocation for talking about enigma and the search for sense in human life. One can do that by telling a story or writing about a fresco by Giotto or studying how a snail climbs up a wall.
John Berger

Each person is an enigma. You're a puzzle not only to yourself but also to everyone else, and the great mystery of our time is how we penetrate this puzzle.
Theodore Zeldin

We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
Jean Baudrillard
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Enigma Translations

enigma in Dutch is puzzel, raadsel
enigma in Finnish is arvoitus
enigma in Spanish is enigma
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