Sunday, October 11, 2009


recondite \ˈre-kən-ˌdīt, ri-ˈkän-dīt\ adjective: 1. hidden from sight; concealed, 2. difficult or impossible for one of ordinary understanding or knowledge to comprehend; deep {a recondite subject}, 3. of, relating to, or dealing with something little known or obscure {recondite fact about the origin of the holiday — Floyd Dell}

Etymology: Latin reconditus, past participle of recondere to conceal, from re- back, again, against + condere to store up (from com- with, together + -dere to put)

Do you say recondite or recondite?

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