What does abstruse mean?

abstruse in AZ Dictionary

(a) Difficult to realize; recondite. See Synonyms at ambiguous.
(a) Concealed or hidden taken care of.
(a) Remote from apprehension; tough to be understood or grasped; recondite.
Withdrawn from view; out-of-the-way; hidden.
Remote from understanding; difficult to be apprehended or understood; profound; occult; esoteric: in opposition to apparent.

abstruse in Community Dictionary

Arcane, unknown to a lot of. Rare.Also decide to try:esoteric by YoshikoReport definition
adv.difficult to grasp by DarlenaReport definition
Sibling to recondite by Dusty KohenReport definition

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  • Synonym for "abstruse"
    • recondite, profound, abstract, deep, high
  • Antonym for "abstruse"
    • evident, clear
  • Phrases for "abstruse"
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  • Rhyme for "abstruse"
    • Bruce, Chartreuse, Duce, Luce, Seuss
  • Equivalent for "abstruse"
    • esoteric
  • Etymologically Related for "abstruse"
    • abstrusion, abstrude
  • Form for "abstruse"
    • abstrusely, abstruseness
  • Same Context for "abstruse"
    • esoteric, recondite, metaphysical, mathematical, philological
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