Exoteric meaning

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Not confined to an inner circle of disciples or initiates.
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Comprehensible to or suited to the public; popular.
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Of or relating to the outside; external.
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Of the outside world; external.
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Not limited to a select few or an inner group of disciples; suitable for the uninitiated.
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That can be understood by the public; popular.
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Suitable to be imparted to the public without secrecy or other reserves.
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(by extension) Accessible; capable of being readily or fully comprehended; or, having an obvious application.
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(rare) Public or popular; having wide currency.
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Origin of exoteric

  • Latin exōtericus external from Greek exōterikos from exōterō comparative of exō outside exo–

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin exōtericus, from Ancient Greek ἐξωτερικός (eksōterikos, “external”), adjectival form of ἐξώτερος (eksōteros, “outside”).

    From Wiktionary