requiring secret or mysterious knowledge
"the arcane science of dowsing"
Understood by only a few; obscure; requiring secret or mysterious knowledge.
Origin: [L. arcanus.]
The numerical value of arcane in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of arcane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.
The popular vote overwhelms the rules usually, but in these close elections, everyone pays attention to these arcane rules.
Perhaps it was a twinkle in his eye, but Governor Pataki has said stated clearly and repeatedly that, but for our nation's arcane campaign finance laws, he could very well be a candidate for president right now.
We're going to show that Tote knew the El Faro was a defective ship that they knowingly sent into the path of a hurricane. We'll be fighting to expose the Limited Liability act of 1851 as the backward and arcane law that it is.
To respond to the very, very slow steps toward progress that are being forced by these lawsuits, to impede that progress with the possibility of locking athletes into this arcane system that does not represent their interest, I think is deeply worrisome.
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Translations for arcane
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- тайнствен, езотериченBulgarian
- arcà, secretCatalan, Valencian
- geheimnisvoll, geheim, obskurGerman
- μυστικός, απόκρυφοςGreek
- misterioso, secreto, arcanoSpanish
- भेद काHindi
- dulinn, hulinnIcelandic
- duister, geheimDutch
- скры́тый, та́йный, мисти́ческий, таи́нственныйRussian
- misteriozan, tajanstvenSerbo-Croatian
- fördold, hemlig, svårtillgänglig, mystisk, sekret, esoteriskSwedish
- gizemli, esrarlı, saklıTurkish
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