Abstruse – meaning of the word and examples

Not known or understood by many people. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Difficult to comprehend: Recondite. (Merriam – Webster)

You can describe something as abstruse if you find it difficult to understand, especially when you think it could be explained more simply. (Collins Dictionary)

Difficult to understand; obscure. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Abstruse antonyms.


Does ”abstruse” carry a positive or negative connotation?



1 thought on “Abstruse – meaning of the word and examples

  1. Another useful word, thank you!


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