Simple Definition of rarefied
: 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
Examples of rarefied
It's difficult to breathe in the rarefied air near the mountain's peak.
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Rhymes with rarefied
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