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abstruse

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  • adjdifficult to understand
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Synonyms for abstruse

adj difficult to understand
  • esoteric
  • perplexing
  • Greek to me
  • abstract
  • clear as dishwater
  • complex
  • complicated
  • deep
  • enigmatic
  • heavy
  • hidden
  • incomprehensible
  • intricate
  • involved
  • muddy
  • obscure
  • profound
  • puzzling
  • recondite
  • subtle
  • unfathomable
  • vague

Antonyms for abstruse

  • clear
  • concrete
  • easy
  • lucid
  • obvious
  • plain
  • simple
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More words related to abstruse

abstract

adjective. conceptual, theoretical
  • abstruse
  • complex
  • deep
  • hypothetical
  • ideal
  • indefinite
  • intellectual
  • nonconcrete
  • philosophical
  • recondite
  • transcendent
  • transcendental
  • unreal

baffling

adjective. puzzling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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