Synonyms for abstruseness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ab-stroos|
|Phonetic Transcription : æbˈstrus|
Top 10 synonyms for abstruseness Other synonyms for the word abstruseness
- closed book
- sixty-four-thousand-dollar question
- tough nut to crack
Définition of abstrusenessOrigin :
- 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.
- As in mystery : noun puzzle, secret
- As in perplexity : noun mystery
- As in puzzler : noun mystery
- But abstruseness is a quality appertaining to no subject per se.
- Extract from : « Eureka: » by Edgar A. Poe
- It was true that she had it upside down; but, as he remarked, that only added to the abstruseness of the subject.
- Extract from : « Katharine Frensham » by Beatrice Harraden
- It is the abstruseness of the proposition which stimulates research—which stirs profoundly the brain of the thinking world.
- Extract from : « In Search of the Unknown » by Robert W. Chambers
- The most wrinkled Æson of an abstruseness leaps rosy out of his bubbling genius.
- Extract from : « Shelley » by Francis Thompson
- He further impressed his contemporaries by his psychological profundity and abstruseness.
- Extract from : « Friedrich Nietzsche » by Georg Brandes
- Abstruseness in expression is very frequently regarded as an indication of profundity.
- Extract from : « The Young Man and the World » by Albert J. Beveridge
- And the important fact is that this abstruseness is not verbal, any more than it is the abstruseness of fog and cloud.
- Extract from : « Critical Miscellanies, Vol. I » by John Morley
Antonyms for abstruseness
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