1. the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑obscureness, ↑obscurity, ↑reconditeness
Ant: ↑clarity (for: ↑obscurity)
Derivationally related forms: ↑recondite (for: ↑reconditeness), ↑abstruse, ↑obscure (for: ↑obscurity), ↑obscure (for: ↑obscureness)
Hypernyms: ↑incomprehensibility
2. wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound

the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs

Derivationally related forms: ↑profound (for: ↑profundity), ↑profound (for: ↑profoundness), ↑abstruse (for: ↑abstrusity), ↑abstruse
Hypernyms: ↑wisdom

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