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EtymologyEdit

From the root غ م ض(ḡ-m-ḍ) related with things closed, dark and uncertain. Compare غَمَضَ(ḡamaḍa, to be abstruse, ambiguous)

NounEdit

غُمُوض (ḡumūḍm (usually uncountable)

  1. (cognitive) obscurity, difficulty
  2. mystery, enigma
    Synonyms: سِرّ(sirr), لُغْز(luḡz), مُعْضِلَة(muʿḍila)
  3. uncertainty, ambiguity
    Synonym: اِشْتِبَاه‎(ištibāh)

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