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abstruse

(adjective) Difficult to understand.

Synonyms: deep, recondite

Usage: The professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them.
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abstruse
Definition: (adjective) Difficult to understand.
Synonyms: deep, recondite
Usage: The professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them.
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abstruse
Definition: (adjective) Difficult to understand.
Synonyms: deep, recondite
Usage: The professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them.
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ab·struse (ăb-stro͞os′, əb-)
adj.
Difficult to understand; recondite: The students avoided the professor's abstruse lectures.
[Latin abstrūsus, past participle of abstrūdere, to hide : abs-, ab-, away; see ab-1 + trūdere, to push; see treud- in Indo-European roots.]
ab·struse′ly adv.
ab·struse′ness n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
abstruse (əbˈstruːs)
adj
not easy to understand; recondite; esoteric
[C16: from Latin abstrūsus thrust away, concealed, from abs- ab-1 + trūdere to thrust]
abˈstrusely adv
abˈstruseness n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ab•struse (æbˈstrus)

adj.
1. hard to understand; recondite; esoteric: abstruse theories.
2. Obs. secret; hidden.
[1590–1600; < Latin abstrūsus literally, concealed, past participle of abstrūdere to conceal from view =abs- abs- + trūdere to thrust, push]
ab•struse′ly, adv.
ab•struse′ness, n.
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abstruse

Definition: (adjective) Difficult to understand.
Synonyms: deep, recondite
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