recondite

[rek-uhn-dahyt, ri-kon-dahyt]
adjective
1.
dealing with very profound, difficult, or abstruse subject matter: a recondite treatise.
2.
beyond ordinary knowledge or understanding; esoteric: recondite principles.
3.
little known; obscure: a recondite fact.

Origin:
1640–50; earlier recondit < Latin reconditus recondite, hidden (orig. past participle of recondere to hide), equivalent to re- re- + cond(ere) to bring together (con- con- + -dere to put) + -itus -ite2

reconditely, adverb
reconditeness, noun
unrecondite, adjective


2. deep. 3. mysterious, occult, secret.


2. exoteric. 3. well-known.
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recondite (rɪˈkɒndaɪt, ˈrɛkənˌdaɪt)
 
adj
1.  requiring special knowledge to be understood; abstruse
2.  dealing with abstruse or profound subjects
 
[C17: from Latin reconditus hidden away, from re- + condere to conceal]
 
re'conditely
 
adv
 
re'conditeness
 
n

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recondite
1649, "removed or hidden from view," from L. reconditus, pp. of recondere "store away," from re- "away, back" + condere "to store, hide, put together," from con- "together" + -dere "to put, place." Meaning "removed from ordinary understanding, profound" is from 1652; of writers or sources, "obscure,"
it is recorded from 1817.
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Example sentences
There seems to be no recondite meaning in the piece.
Well, anyone who has ever pored over a scientific research paper will recall
  its recondite jargon.
But these are never presented in order to dazzle us with recondite knowledge
  alone.
It sometimes seems that there is no talent so recondite that you cannot make a
  living out of it.
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