Reconditely

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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