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RECONDITE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does recondite mean? 

RECONDITE (adjective)
  The adjective RECONDITE has 1 sense:

1. difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge

  Familiarity information: RECONDITE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECONDITE (adjective)


Sense 1recondite [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge

Synonyms:

abstruse; recondite; deep

Context examples:

the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them / a deep metaphysical theory / some recondite problem in historiography

Similar:

esoteric (confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle)


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