Definition of abstruse


  • difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them", "a deep metaphysical theory", "some recondite problem in historiography". Synonyms: deep, recondite.

Rhymes with abstruse

aarhus, abuse, bruce, caboose, chartreuse, deduce, deuce, diffuse, disabuse, disuse, duce, excuse, goose, induce, introduce, introduce, juice, loose, luce, misuse.

Start with abstruse

abstruseness, abstrusely, abstrusest, abstruser, abstrusenesses.

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  • abstruse is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 10 points
  • abstruse is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 12 points
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