how to pronounce recondite


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recondite is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of recondite


  1. (somewhat archaic) Hidden or removed from view.
  2. Of a structure: difficult to see, especially because it is hidden by another structure.
  3. Of writers: deliberately employing abstruse or esoteric allusions or references; intentionally obscure.
  4. Little known; esoteric, secret.
  5. Avoiding notice (particularly human notice); having a tendency to hide; shy.
  6. Of areas of discussion or research: difficult, obscure.
  7. Difficult to grasp or understand; abstruse, profound.
  8. Of scholars: having mastery over one's field, including its esoteric minutiae; learned.


  1. A scholar or other person who is recondite, that is, who has mastery over his or her field, including its esoteric minutiae.
  2. A recondite (hidden or obscure) person or thing.


  1. To conceal, cover up, hide.

recondite frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word recondite occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics recondite can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that recondite can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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