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Synonyms for abstruse

Synonyms for (adjective) abstruse

Synonyms: abstruse, recondite, deep Definition: difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge Usage: the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them; a deep metaphysical theory; some recondite problem in historiography

Similar words: esoteric Definition: confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle Usage: a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories