Synonyms for abstruse
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : ab-stroos|
|Phonetic Transcription : æbˈstrus|
Top 10 synonyms for abstruse
Définition of abstruseOrigin :
- 1590s, from Middle French abstrus (16c.) or directly from Latin abstrusus "hidden, concealed, secret," past participle of abstrudere "conceal," literally "to thrust away," from ab- "away" (see ab-) + trudere "to thrust, push" (see extrusion). Related: Abstrusely; abstruseness.
- adj difficult to understand
- Ordinary people may fear there is some abstruse science about this.
- Extract from : « Albert Durer » by T. Sturge Moore
- This abstruse notion is the foundation of the Hegelian logic.
- Extract from : « Parmenides » by Plato
- With scholars and philosophers they held their own in abstruse and abstract discussions.
- Extract from : « An American Suffragette » by Isaac N. Stevens
- And she, following, applied herself to the most abstruse of Art-studies.
- Extract from : « Olive » by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
- An abstruse, ancient classic, usually called the Book of Changes.
- Extract from : « The Sayings Of Confucius » by Confucius
- "It is full early in the morning for the cryptic and abstruse," I said.
- Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, May 20, 1914 » by Various
- The arguments should not be abstruse but clear and striking.
- Extract from : « Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism » by F. V. N. Painter
- Mother's mind seemed to be working at some abstruse calculation.
- Extract from : « Punch or the London Charivari, October 20, 1920 » by Various
- Apparently he had been led into the most abstruse mathematical regions.
- Extract from : « The Panchronicon » by Harold Steele Mackaye
- But he was not in the habit of troubling himself with abstruse problems.
- Extract from : « The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories » by Bret Harte
Antonyms for abstruse
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