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.
(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.
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