Involved vs Inscrutable - What's the difference?

involved | inscrutable |

As adjectives the difference between involved and inscrutable

is that involved is complicated while inscrutable is difficult or impossible to comprehend, fathom or interpret.

As a verb involved

is (involve).

As a noun inscrutable is

one who or that which is inscrutable; a person, etc that cannot be comprehended.




(en adjective)
  • Complicated.
  • He related an involved story about every ancestor since 1895.
  • * 1915 ,
  • Miss Price told him a long, involved story, which made out that Mrs. Otter, a humdrum and respectable little person, had scabrous intrigues.
  • Associated with others, be a participant or make someone be a participant (in a crime, process, etc.)
  • He was involved in the project for three years.
    He got involved in a bar fight.
    When the family wrapped up my father's will, no one tried to make me feel involved .
  • Having an affair with someone.
  • Verb

  • (involve)
  • The explanation involved potatoes, squirrels, and race cars.




    (en adjective)
  • Difficult or impossible to comprehend, fathom or interpret.
  • His inscrutable theories would years later become the foundation of a whole new science.
  • * 2007 , Tracy Jordan'' (Tracy Morgan), ''30 Rock :
  • She called my vanity license plate inscrutable ! 'ICU81MI'? Hilarious!


    * (difficult to comprehend) ineffable

    Derived terms

    * inscrutability * inscrutableness * inscrutably

    See also

    * inexplorable


    (en noun)
  • One who or that which is inscrutable; a person, etc. that cannot be comprehended.