Ab*struse" (#), a. [L. abstrusus, p. p. of abstrudere to thrust away, conceal; ab, abs + trudere to thrust; cf. F. abstrus. See Threat.]


Concealed or hidden out of the way.


The eternal eye whose sight discerns Abstrusest thoughts. Milton.


Remote from apprehension; difficult to be comprehended or understood; recondite; as, abstruse learning.

Profound and abstruse topics. Milman.


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