Definition of Abstruse:

  1. Difficult to understand; obscure.

  2. Unable to be comprehended by using basic knowledge. The book Bill read was very abstruse and left him puzzled..

Synonyms of Abstruse

Herculean, Abstract, Arcane, Arduous, Beclouded, Blind, Brutal, Buried, Civilized, Close, Clouded, Complex, Complicated, Concealed, Covered, Covert, Critical, Cultivated, Cultured, Deep, Delicate, Demanding, Difficile, Difficult, Eclipsed, Educated, Encyclopedic, Erudite, Esoteric, Exacting, Formidable, Hairy, Hard, Hard-earned, Hard-fought, Heavy, Hermetic, Hid, Hidden, Hypothetical, Ideal, In a cloud, In a fog, In eclipse, In purdah, In the wings, Incommunicado, Intricate, Jawbreaking, Knotted, Knotty, Laborious, Latent, Learned, Lettered, Literate, Mean, Mysterious, No picnic, Not easy, Obfuscated, Obscure, Obscured, Occult, Operose, Pansophic, Polyhistoric, Polymath, Polymathic, Profound, Recondite, Rigorous, Rough, Rugged, Scholarly, Scholastic, Secluded, Secluse, Secret, Sequestered, Set with thorns, Severe, Spiny, Steep, Strenuous, Studious, Thorny, Ticklish, Toilsome, Tough, Transcendental, Tricky, Under an eclipse, Under cover, Under house arrest, Under wraps, Underground, Unknown, Uphill, Wicked, Wise, Wrapped in clouds, Obscure, Arcane, Esoteric, Little known, Recherché, Rarefied, Recondite, Difficult, Hard, Puzzling, Perplexing, Enigmatic, Inscrutable, Cryptic, Delphic, Complex, Complicated, Involved, Above ones head, Over ones head, Incomprehensible, Unfathomable, Impenetrable, Mysterious

How to use Abstruse in a sentence?

  1. An abstruse philosophical inquiry.

Meaning of Abstruse & Abstruse Definition