Here is a psychological question. Can you answer this question? Mind it, it's a riddle!

What is the thing that has no name?

  • $\begingroup$ My dark humor side told me the answer is unborn babies... $\endgroup$
    – Alex
    Apr 11, 2018 at 16:32
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    $\begingroup$ This is way too broad $\endgroup$ Apr 11, 2018 at 16:34

2 Answers 2


Perhaps a bit more meta than you intend, but...

Any answer given would falsify itself, supposing we take a 'name' to mean any designation intended to uniquely specify a particular entity. By defining any such as a proposed solution to your riddle, we imbue it with the very quality we purport it to lack.

Of course, one could take adjective synonyms for 'nameless' as valid, if tautological, responses to the question as phrased.


I think this is too broad, but I think it's the word



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