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Definition of the adjective abstruse
What does abstruse mean as an attribute of a noun?
Abstruse is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.
adjective - degrees: more abstruse / abstruser | most abstruse / abstrusest
- difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
Alternative definition of the adjective abstruse
- remote from apprehension; difficult to comprehend or understand; recondite; as in 'abstruse' learning.
- [obsolete] concealed or hidden out of the way.
Definition of the adjective abstruse for high school students
- hard to comprehend
- example: Everyone else in the class understood geometry easily, but John found the subject abstruse.
The adjective abstruse is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
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by Robert Cæsar Childers
Clever, skilled, sharp, intelligent ; delicate, subtle, abstruse [f'PJXH] • Ab. 721 ; Mah. lxxxvii. Nipunam panham, an abstruse question (Att. 230). Sunipunam cittam, thought which is very subtle (Dh. 7). Nipuno gambhiro dhammo, an abstruse ...
by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)
Abstruse; difficult. Absent of mind, inattentive to present objects; as, an abstracted scholar. ABSTRACTEDLY, adv. With abstraction, simply, separately from all contingent circumstances. ABSTRACTION,/ \_abstra3io, Lat.] The act of abstracting.
Abridged ... Containing a Table of the Simple and Dipthongal Vowels Referred to by the Figures Over the Letters in this Dictionary by John Walker, Thomas Smith
separated ; refined, abstruse ; absent of mind Abstractedly, ab -strak'ted-li ad. simply, separately from all contingent circiim- . stances Abstraction , ab-strak'shfin s. the act of abstracting; the state of beinf abstracted quality of ...
by John Walker
separated; refined, abstruse ; absent of mind. Abstractedly ...
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- Abstruse Meaning
Video shows what abstruse means. Concealed or hidden out of the way; secret.. Difficult to comprehend or understand; recondite; obscure; esoteric.. abstruse ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3S1T1R1U1S1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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