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  • n  the quality of being impossible to investigate
    the inscrutability of the future

  • Quien sabe?"), while the impassive Chinese traditionally added to his so-called inscrutability by omitting directions from his ideograms.
  • The Byzantine Empire's air of inscrutability was used not to keep people out but to draw them in crucial for a realm whose authority required awe and loyalty from its disparate .
  • Quien sabe?"), while the impassive Chinese traditionally added to his so-called inscrutability by omitting directions from his ideograms.
News & Articles

  • The One Player Each College Basketball Contender Needs to Step Up in 2014
    Every season, college basketball's marquee names change. It's part of the game's beauty and inscrutability, the beholder's feelings on the NBA's one-and-done rule notwithstanding. Players are expected to shine, struggle or suffer through injuries and become bit players. We're looking at you, Ryan Harrow . Conversely, there are always guys who come through at unexpected levels and win their way ...
    July 15, 2013 - Bleacher Report
Quotes

  • William Hague in Times Online
    Hague said: "Miliband has a very expressive, over-expressive face. He does show what he is thinking. It is a perfectly natural thing, but in a foreign secretary or leadership candidate it is not so wise. I would recommend more inscrutability."
  • Anthony Minghella in Boston Globe (registration)
    Robin has this secrecy and inscrutability to her so that you never quite believe what she's saying or thinking,says Minghella. "She may not be Swedish, but she has the character down. The Swedish part she can act."
  • Edith Wharton in Christian Science Monitor
    We absolutely have a responsibility to design software that doesn't confuse users. The reality is that most software developers can't even get this right! So if we've rejected ideas, features or designs based on their inscrutability, I don't think... Jeff Waugh http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Waugh&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGoPkT8DeFZcLe4SB71fgCeUNG85Q ZDNet UK http://www.google.com/url?q=http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/linuxunix/0,39020390,39245577,00.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH4AYenizZrvgyuZHtQw-XEGw-ByQ Jan 4, 2006 52179 69505 inscrutable For years afterward I was never free from the oppressive sense that I had two absolutely inscrutable beings to please - God and my mother," Wharton wrote in an autobiography (she wrote three - two for public consumption, and a somewhat more...

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