[in-skroo-tuh-buh l] /ɪnˈskru tə bəl/
incapable of being investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized; impenetrable.
not easily understood; mysterious; unfathomable:
an inscrutable smile.
incapable of being seen through physically; physically impenetrable:
the inscrutable depths of the ocean.
incomprehensible; mysterious or enigmatic
c.1500, from Late Latin inscrutabilis, from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + scrutabilis, from scrutari “examine, ransack” (see scrutiny). Related: Inscrutably.
[in-skuhlp] /ɪnˈskʌlp/ verb (used with object), Archaic. 1. to carve in or on something; engrave.
[in-seem] /ˈɪnˌsim/ noun 1. an inside or inner of a garment, especially the of a trouser leg that runs from the crotch down to the bottom of the leg. adjective 2. of or relating to such a : inseam measurements. 3. (of a pocket) placed at or sewn to an opening in the of a […]
- In search of
Also, in quest of. Looking for, seeking, as in They went to California in search of gold, or I went to the library in quest of a quiet place to read. The first term dates from the mid-1400s, the second from the second half of the 1500s.
[in-sekt] /ˈɪn sɛkt/ noun 1. any animal of the class Insecta, comprising small, air-breathing arthropods having the body divided into three parts (head, thorax, and abdomen), and having three pairs of legs and usually two pairs of wings. 2. any small arthropod, such as a spider, tick, or centipede, having a superficial, general similarity to […]