AskDefine | Define abstruseness

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1 the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand [syn: obscureness, obscurity, reconditeness] [ant: clarity]
2 wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound; "the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs" [syn: reconditeness, abstrusity, profoundness, profundity]

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  1. The property of being abstruse.


the property of being abstruse
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