inscrutability

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inscrutability ‎(uncountable)

  1. The condition of being inscrutable
    • 1974, Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, ISBN 9780553277470, page 307:
      The inscrutability of all this was the kind of inscrutability you have when you suddenly enter a room where a furious argument has just ended. Everyone is quiet. No one is talking.

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