Inscrutability



[in-skroo-tuh-buh l] /ɪnˈskru tə bəl/

adjective
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.
/ɪnˈskruːtəbəl/
adjective
1.
incomprehensible; mysterious or enigmatic
n.

1650s, from inscrutable + -ity.
adj.

c.1500, from Late Latin inscrutabilis, from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + scrutabilis, from scrutari “examine, ransack” (see scrutiny). Related: Inscrutably.

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