Redundant and Recondite
Difficult Words : Redundant and Recondite
Recondite (REK un DITE) adj: hard to understand, over one's head
The philosopher's thesis was so recondite that I could not get past the first two sentences.
Every now and then the professor would lift his head from his desk and deliver some recondite pronouncement that left us scratching our heads and trying to figure out what he meant.
The scholarly journal was so recondite as to be utterly incomprehensible.
Redundant (ri DUN dunt) adj: unnecessarily repetitive, excessive excessively wordy
Bill had already bought paper plates, so our purchase of paper plates was redundant.
Harry's article was redundant. He kept saying the same thing over and over again.
An act of being redundant is a redundancy. The title Department of Redundancy Department is redundant.
This site in general and this page in particular will certainly help the visitors to increase their knowledge of vocabulary in an exhaustive way. Whilst browsing through this list, at one full swoop you will pick up many words with the same or a related and the opposite meaning.
Reading this list is a great fun, while expanding your vocabulary at the same time. It is meant to help to improve the vocabulary of the visitors, the students (who are preparing for various examinations), the authors, journalists, literati and all other people who are interested in improving their language skills.
So enjoy this list and then get around for preparing your own list of words. There is no better way of boosting your words power. The most effective way to build your vocabulary is described in the page on Word Power. Educational research has discovered that your I.Q. is intimately related to your Word Power. Take a standard Vocabulary test and then an intelligent test, the result in both will be substantially the same. The more extensive your vocabulary, the better your chances of success, other things being equal- success in attaining your educational goals, success in moving ahead in your business or professional career, success in achieving your intellectual potential.
Go to The Difficult Words Index
Synonyms and Antonyms
Longest Word |
From Redundant to HOME PAGE