Recondite meaning

rĕkən-dīt, rĭ-kŏndīt
Beyond the grasp of the ordinary mind or understanding; profound; abstruse.
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Not easily understood; abstruse or obscure.
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The definition of recondite is something that is difficult or impossible for most to understand, or that most people don't know about.

Difficult and complex mathematical subjects are an example of something that would be described as recondite.

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Concealed; hidden.
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Dealing with abstruse or difficult subjects.
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Obscure or concealed.
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What was the recondite cause of Ryulong being uncalled for?

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My philosophy professor believes she is in the field of recondite studies.

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Difficult to understand; known only by experts.
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Of a person: highly talented, a master of a field.
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Origin of recondite

  • Latin reconditus past participle of recondere to put away re- re- condere to put together, preserve dhē- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin reconditus (“hidden, concealed"), past participle adjective of recondo (“to put back, re-establish; to hide away").

    From Wiktionary