Thursday, 23 November 2017

My New Word of the Week - Esoteric

Esoteric

  • understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest; recondite: poetry full of esoteric allusions.

  • belonging to the select few.

  • private; secret; confidential.

  • (of a philosophical doctrine or the like) intended to be revealed only to the initiates of a group:
    • engaging in esoteric pursuits

  • designed for or understood by the specially initiated alone
    • a body of esoteric legal doctrine

  • requiring or exhibiting knowledge that is restricted to a small group 

  • esoteric terminology; broadly : difficult to understand - esoteric subjects

  • of special, rare, or unusual interest 
    • esoteric building materials

definition derived from merriam webster and dictionary.com

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