What does recondite mean?

Definitions for recondite
ˈrɛk ənˌdaɪt, rɪˈkɒn daɪtre·con·dite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abstruse, deep, recondite(adj)

    difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge

    "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography"

Wiktionary

  1. recondite(Adjective)

    Hidden from the mental or intellectual view; secret; abstruse.

    What was the recondite cause of Ryulong being uncalled for?

  2. recondite(Adjective)

    Dealing in things abstruse; profound; searching.

    My philosophy professor believes she is in the field of recondite studies.

  3. recondite(Adjective)

    Difficult to understand; known only by experts.

  4. recondite(Adjective)

    Of a person: highly talented, a master of a field.

  5. Origin: From reconditus, past participle adjective of recondo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recondite(adj)

    hidden from the mental or intellectual view; secret; abstruse; as, recondite causes of things

  2. Recondite(adj)

    dealing in things abstruse; profound; searching; as, recondite studies

  3. Origin: [L. reconditus, p. p. of recondere to put up again, to lay up, to conceal; pref. re- re- + condere to bring or lay together. See Abscond.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Recondite

    rē-kon′dit, or rek′on-dīt, adj. secret: abstruse: profound.—ns. Recondite′ness; Recon′ditory, a storehouse. [L. recondĕre, -itum, to put away—re-, again, condĕre, to put together.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recondite in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recondite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of recondite in a Sentence

  1. James Grover Thurber:

    But those rare souls whose spirit gets magically into the hearts of men, leave behind them something more real and warmly personal than bodily presence, an ineffable and eternal thing. It is everlasting life touching us as something more than a vague, recondite concept. The sound of a great name dies like an echo the splendor of fame fades into nothing but the grace of a fine spirit pervades the places through which it has passed, like the haunting loveliness of mignonette.

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