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Meaning of EXOTERIC

Pronunciation:  `eksu'terik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  suitable for the general public; "writings of an exoteric nature"
 

EXOTERIC is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Antonyms: esoteric
 
 See Also: public

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`o*ter"ic\, Exoterical \Ex`o*ter"ic*al\a. [L.
exotericus, Gr. ? fr. ? out: cf. F. exot['e]rique. See {Ex}-]
External; public; suitable to be imparted to the public;
hence, capable of being readily or fully comprehended; --
opposed to esoteric, or secret.

      The foppery of an exoteric and esoteric doctrine. --De
                                               Quincey.

 

 

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