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abstruse
Definition:
Obscure; hidden; hard to understand.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
abstruse, deep, recondite.
complex
complex, complicated, convoluted, difficult, intricate, involved, knotted, meandering, mysterious, obscure, perplexing, puzzling, tangled, mazy, paradoxical, inter-woven, round-about.
complicated
mega factor, wheels within wheels, hi-tech, gasser, hi tech.
dark
not known.
deep
hermetic, sibylline, wisest, orphic.
difficult
enigmatical, hard to explain, hard to solve.
difficult to understand
abstract, complex, complicated, deep, enigmatic, esoteric, heavy, hidden, incomprehensible, intricate, involved, muddy, obscure, perplexing, profound, puzzling, recondite, subtle, unfathomable, vague, clear as dishwater.
heavy
effortful, Heightened.
heightened
te.
learned
well-rounded, philosophic, polymath, professorial, well-educated, in the know, pansophic.
metaphysical
nonphysical, superhuman, jesuitic, nonmaterial, Discarnate, Unfleshly, Supermundane, Supramundane, non-material, non-physical, oversubtle, suprahuman, supranatural, unphysical.
mystic
witchlike.
obscure
irrelevant, unheard-of, seldom seen, unnoted, unhonored, clear as mud, unheard of, far off.
occult
transmundane.
opaque
opaque, Amphibological, Imperceptive, Nubilous.
recondite
little-known, little known.
secret
under wraps, conspiratorial, mystic, backdoor, cloak and dagger.
unfathomable
incognizable, ungraspable, too deep.
well-informed
learned.
noun
abstruse
deep, esoteric, recondite.
verb
specialized
technical.
Examples of usage:
  1. He shewed finely whence it happens that good writers are not admired by the present age; because there are but few in any age that do mind anything that is abstruse and curious; and so longer before any body do put the true praise, and set it on foot in the world, the generality of mankind pleasing themselves in the easy delights of the world, as eating, drinking, dancing, hunting, fencing, which we see the meanest men do the best, those that profess it. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. From the abstruse character of this work, the labor, research, and talent, it evidences have never been generally and justly appreciated. – Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams. by Josiah Quincy
  3. Later in life, when I had grown to manhood, I spoke with my uncle on the excellence of this teaching, and he made reply that it was indeed very good, but was too philosophical and abstruse for those to whom it was addressed; " for thee," continued he, " it may have been well suited, since thou hadst already received such unusually good instruction from thy father." – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel
  4. The abstruse nature of the study, my inexperience and want of means dispirited me. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  5. For Abraham Lincoln dealt with abstruse questions in language so limpid that many a farmer, dulled by toil, heard and understood and marvelled. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009

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