English adjective: cryptic
|1.||cryptic of an obscure nature|
|Samples||The new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms.|
A deep dark secret.
The inscrutable workings of Providence.
In its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life.
Rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands.
|Synonyms||cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying|
|2.||cryptic having a secret or hidden meaning|
|Samples||Cabalistic symbols engraved in stone.|
Thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements.
|Synonyms||cabalistic, cryptical, kabbalistic, qabalistic, sibylline|
|3.||cryptic having a puzzling terseness|
|Samples||A cryptic note.|