Part of speech:
Difficult to understand for being intricate or involved; complicated.
Designating or of art abstracted from reality, in which designs or forms may be definite and geometric or fluid and amorphous
Known or understood by only a few:
Lacking or having very little light:
Beyond the understanding or knowledge of most people; abstruse
Lacking in shade; undiminished:
Lacking practicality or the possibility of realization:
That cannot be seen, talked to, influenced, etc.; inapproachable
Impossible to know or fathom:
That cannot be easily understood; completely obscure or mysterious; unfathomable; enigmatic
Having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate:
Beyond the physical or material; incorporeal, supernatural, or transcendental
Of unknown origin
Deeply or mysteriously spiritual; mystical:
Lacking definite form or limits; vague:
Having, showing, or requiring great insight or understanding:
Operating or controlled from a distance:
Kept hidden from knowledge or view; concealed:
Extremely or unreasonably high:
Difficult to understand; abstruse:
Complicated and difficult to unravel.
Not identified, ascertained, or established:
The state or quality of being immaterial.
The state or quality of being incorporeal; immateriality.
A mass of material constituting a nebula.
A profound idea, matter, etc.
Dealing with abstruse or difficult subjects
Of a grave or extreme nature:
So faintly perceptible as to lack clear delineation; indistinct:
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