- s difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
some recondite problem in historiography
- Life in the island was a mixture of recondite rituals and a pagan lifestyle.
- But five years ago, it could hardly have been guessed that a master's thesis on this recondite subject, published under the conservative imprint of the University of California .
- At 1,500 campuses and 10,000 schools, students, teachersand sometimes parentsobserved Earth Day by studying such previously recondite subjects as hydrocarbons and acid .