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Definition of the adverb abstrusely

What does abstrusely mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. in a manner difficult to understand
    • example: the professor's abstrusely reasoned theories were wasted on his students

Alternative definition of the adverb abstrusely


  1. In an abstruse manner.

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Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

by Thomas Sheridan

ABSTRUSELY, abstrusely. ad. Obscurely, not plainly, or obviously . ABSTRUSENESS, ab-strei sc-nefs. s. Difficulty, obscurity. ABSTRUSITY, ab-stro -sy-ty. s.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

by Thomas Sheridan

[ABSTERSIVE, abstrusely. a. That "•has the quality of absterging ot , . .cleansing- ' , ; ABSTINENCE, ,ib's-ty- nense. f. Forbearance of any thing; fasting* cr forbearance of necessary '; . foodi, .

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ... (1810)

To which is Prefixed an Abstract of the Principles of English Pronunciation and Directions to Foreigners, for Acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary by John Walker, Citizen of Philadelphia

Abstrusely, Ib-sirusc'le. ad. Obscurely, not plaii*l> . [culty, obscurity. Abstruseness . Ib-struse'nJss. s. pilh- Absurd, ib-surd'. a. Inconsistent, contrary to reason' [of being absurd. Absurdity ab-nurMe-te. s. The quality Absurdly, ib-surd'l&. ad.

Google previewWalker's Pronouncing Dictionary ... of the English Language ... (1831)

by John Walker

Abstrusely, ab-strùse'lè, ad. Obscurely, not plainly or obviouslv.

Google previewJohnson's Dictionary Improved by Todd (1828)

Abridged ... with the Addition of Walker's Pronunciation ... by Samuel Johnson

Abstrusely, ab-struse'-le. ad. obscurely, not ob- Abstruseness, ab-stri\se'-nes. s. difficulty; obscurity. Absume, ab-sime'. ti. a. to waste gradually. Absumption, ab- sflm'-shSn. s. destruction. Absurd, ab-s&rd'. a. unreasonable; inconsistent.

Google previewA dictionary of the Malagasy language, by J.J. Freeman (D. Johns). (1835)

by Joseph John Freeman, David Johns

Abstrusely, ad. sarotsarotra, tey vantana, tsv mora azo; uiifelipc- likia, miolikolikia. Abstruseuess ...

Google previewAn English and Oordoo Dictionary, in Roman Characters (1845)

With the Accentuation of the Oordoo Words, Calculated to Facilitate Their Pronunciation by Europeans

du/ceefc, mooghlxxk, bareek, goorh Abstrusely, ad. duktek iuruh seh, moogAluAun Abstruseness, s. dikkut, bareekee, ...

Google previewAn English and Oordoo School Dictionary, in Roman Characters: with the Accentuation of the Oordoo Words Calculated to Facilitate Their Pronunciation by Europeans (1841)

by Joseph T. Thompson

duAéeA Abstrusely, ad. dukéek íúruh séh Abstrúseness, s. díkkut, baréekee Absúrd, a. yáwuh, na-muaAóol, bíríha Absurdity, s. wáhee-íubáhee, be- hóodugee, wahiyáí Absúrdly, ad. behóoduh íúruh séh, yáwa-góee séh Abundance, s. ifráí, ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language, by G. Fulton and G. Knight (1833)

by George Fulton, George Knight (of Edinburgh.)

difficult ; obscure Abstrusely, ab-struse'ly, adv. obscurely Abstruseness, ab-struse'ness, n. obscurity Absume, ...

Google previewDictionary, Grades 6 - 12 (2003)

Classic Reference Library by American Education Publishing

abstrusely adv. ab-surd adj. Contrary ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1T1R1U1S1E1L1Y4

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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