oracular


oracular

adjective

  1. of the nature of, resembling, or suggesting an oracle: an oracular response.
  2. giving forth utterances or decisions as if by special inspiration or authority.
  3. uttered or delivered as if divinely inspired or infallible; sententious.
  4. ambiguous; obscure.
  5. portentous; ominous.

adjective

  1. of or relating to an oracleApollo had his oracular shrine at Delphi
  2. wise and prophetican oracular political thriller
  3. mysterious or ambiguous

adj.1670s, from Latin oraculum (see oracle) + -ar.

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