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Word of the Day - Esoteric


How to Pronounce Esoteric
How to Pronounce 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

Definition adjective

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



Synonyms for esoteric

abstruse, arcane, cryptic, enigmatic.


Dictionary Entries near 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


Word of the Day - Esoteric
Word of the Day - Esoteric

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