Associations to the word «Esoteric»

Wiktionary

ESOTERIC, adjective. Intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest, or an enlightened inner circle.
ESOTERIC, adjective. Having to do with concepts that are highly theoretical and without obvious practical application; often with mystical or religious connotations.
ESOTERIC, adjective. Confidential; private.
ESOTERIC, noun. An esoteric doctrine or treatise; esoteric philosophy.
ESOTERIC, noun. One who believes, or is an initiate, in esoteric doctrines or rites.

Dictionary definition

ESOTERIC, adjective. Confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle; "a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories".

Wise words

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