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What does "Abstruse" mean?

Definition

(a.) Concealed or hidden out of the way (a.) Remote from apprehension; difficult to be comprehended or understood; recondite; as, abstruse learning


Synonyms esoteric, recondite, deep


Example: "The professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"


Word Family abstrusely, abstruseness, abstrusity