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view main entry for inscrutable adjective  /ɪnˈskrutəb(ə)l/
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  /ɪnˌskrutəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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