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2 ENTRIES FOUND:

rarefied

adjective

: understood by only a small group of people : only for people who know about a particular thing

of air : not having much oxygen because of being high up in the atmosphere

Full Definition of RAREFIED

1
:  being less dense
2
:  of, relating to, or interesting to a select group :  esoteric
3
:  very high

Variants of RAREFIED

rarefied also rarified

Examples of RAREFIED

  1. It's difficult to breathe in the rarefied air near the mountain's peak.

First Known Use of RAREFIED

14th century

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