Abstruse – my word of the week

Abstruse

adjective

difficult to understand; obscure.

“an abstruse philosophical inquiry”

synonyms: obscure, arcane, esoteric, little known, recherché, rarefied, recondite, difficult, hard, puzzling, perplexing, enigmatic, inscrutable, cryptic, Delphic, complex, complicated, involved, over/above one’s head, incomprehensible, unfathomable, impenetrable, mysterious; More

“he was unable to follow the abstruse arguments put forward”

antonyms: clear, obvious

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