ABSTRUSE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ABSTRUSE
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 a.  obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
Classic Sentence:
1  In a thousand ways he smoothed for me the path of knowledge and made the most abstruse inquiries clear and facile to my apprehension.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  But I had no inclination for the law, even in this less abstruse study of it, which my family approved.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
3  The subject is not so abstruse as I thought it was.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
Example Sentence:
1  She carries around abstruse works of philosophy, not because she understands them but because she wants her friends to think she does.
2  Maths is a mix of abstruse theory and detailed calculations.