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abstrusity

ab·stru·si·ty
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-stroo-si-tee]
    • /æbˈstru sɪ ti/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-stroo-si-tee]
    • /æbˈstru sɪ ti/

Definitions of abstrusity word

  • noun abstrusity the quality of being abstruse 3
  • noun abstrusity an abstruse thing 3
  • noun plural abstrusity the quality or state of being abstruse. 1
  • noun plural abstrusity an abstruse statement, action, etc. 1
  • noun abstrusity (archaic) Abstruseness; that which is abstruse. 0

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Origin of abstrusity

First appearance:

before 1625
One of the 42% oldest English words
First recorded in 1625-35; abstruse + -ity

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Parts of speech for Abstrusity

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

abstrusity popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

abstrusity usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for abstrusity

noun abstrusity

  • profundity — the quality or state of being profound; depth.
  • abstruseness — hard to understand; recondite; esoteric: abstruse theories.
  • profoundness — penetrating or entering deeply into subjects of thought or knowledge; having deep insight or understanding: a profound thinker.

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