esoteric

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Confidential; private
Understood only by a chosen few or an enlightened inner circle

The writing in this manual is very esoteric; I need a degree in engineering just to understand it!.

Having to do with concepts that are highly theoretical and without obvious practical application
{a} private, not open or public
(Greek, those within) Exoteric, those without The term originated with Pythagoras, who stood behind a curtain when he gave his lectures Those who were allowed to attend the lectures, but not to see his face, he called his exoteric disciples; but those who were allowed to enter the veil, his esoteric Aristotle adopted the same terms, though he did not lecture behind a curtain He called those who attended his evening lectures, which were of a popular character, his exoterics: and those who attended his more abstruse morning lectures, his esoterics
One who believes, or is an initiate, in esoteric doctrines or rites
(Greek "esoterikos", "inner") beyond ordinary knowledge or understanding; hidden or inner knowledge reserved for initiates
1 restricted to or intended for an enlightened or initiated minority, especially because of abstruseness (i e not easy to understand) or obscurity
Pertaining to the inner, as opposed to exoteric, or outer
confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle; "a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories"
(Greek "esoterikos", "inner") beyond ordinary knowledge or understanding; hidden or inner knowledge reserved for initiates Compare with exoteric
If you describe something as esoteric, you mean it is known, understood, or appreciated by only a small number of people. esoteric knowledge. a spoiled aristocrat with pretentious airs and esoteric tastes. known and understood by only a few people who have special knowledge about something (esoterikos, from esotero , from eiso )
{s} private, confidential; meant only for the initiated or the select few
Designed for, and understood by, the specially initiated alone; not communicated, or not intelligible, to the general body of followers; private; interior; acroamatic; said of the private and more recondite instructions and doctrines of philosophers
Being understandable only to those on the inside; hence descriptive of things generally far-out and obscure
An esoteric doctrine or treatise; esoteric philosophy; esoterics
Marked by secrecy or privacy; private; select; confidential; as, an esoteric purpose; an esoteric meeting
Exclusive; restricted; erudite The term implies being limited to specialists or an exclusive inner circle by a quality of being too complex, scholarly or profound for popular dissemination or understanding
confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle; "a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories
That which is hidden or veiled It is subjective wisdom, percieved with the developed subtle senses
Opposed to exoteric
Secret, or hidden, or inner teachings ( CONTRAST: Exoteric )
(information that is understood by few, not traditional interest or ideas)
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in an esoteric manner, privately, secretly
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In an esoteric manner
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