Word of the Day - Esoteric
Esoteric – eh s ow t eh r ih k
Only likely to be understood by a small number of people with specialised knowledge.
Only a few could understand the esoteric ideas of Schrodinger
understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest; recondite:poetry full of esoteric allusions.
belonging to the select few.
private; secret; confidential.
(of a philosophical doctrine or the like) intended to be revealed only to the initiates of a group:
How to Pronounce esoteric
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First known use
1560–70; <Latin clandestīnus, equivalent to *clande,*clamde, variant of clam secretly (with -de adv. particle) + -stīnus, probably after intestīnus internal; see intestine