Synonyms for cryptical

Synonyms for (adjective) cryptical

Synonyms: sibylline, cabalistic, cryptic, cryptical, qabalistic, kabbalistic

Definition: having a secret or hidden meaning

Usage: cabalistic symbols engraved in stone; cryptic writings; thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements- John Gunther

Similar words: esoteric

Definition: confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle

Usage: a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories


Synonyms: inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying, cryptic, cryptical, deep

Definition: of an obscure nature

Usage: 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- Rachel Carson; rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands

Similar words: inexplicable, incomprehensible

Definition: incapable of being explained or accounted for

Usage: inexplicable errors; left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons