abstrusity

noun
ab·​stru·​si·​ty | \ əb-ˈstrü-sə-tē How to pronounce abstrusity (audio) , ab- \
plural abstrusities

Definition of abstrusity

1 : the quality or state of being abstruse : abstruseness
2 : something that is abstruse

First Known Use of abstrusity

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for abstrusity

abstruse + -ity

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The first known use of abstrusity was in 1646

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“Abstrusity.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abstrusity. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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