incondite

adjective
in·​con·​dite | \ in-ˈkän-dət How to pronounce incondite (audio) , -ˌdīt \

Definition of incondite

: badly put together : crude incondite prose

First Known Use of incondite

1539, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for incondite

Latin inconditus, from in- + conditus, past participle of condere to put together, from com- + -dere to put — more at do

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“Incondite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incondite. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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