Esoteric - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌesəˈterɪk|  American pronunciation of the word esoteric
Brit.  |ˌɛsəˈtɛrɪk|  British pronunciation of the word esoteric

adjective

- confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle

a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories

Examples

...metaphysics is such an esoteric subject that most people are content to leave it to the philosophers...

...must have had some esoteric motive for leaving his art collection to a museum halfway around the globe...

the esoteric world of scientific supercomputing

a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories

... he listens to a group of Malaysians playing reedy, plangent music on some esoteric kind of wind instrument.

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