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exoteric (adj.)

"pertaining to the outside, external," also "open, suitable for communication to the general public, popular," 1650s, from Late Latin exotericus, from Greek exoterikos "external, belonging to the outside," from exotero, comparative of exo (see exo-). Compare esoteric.

updated on April 30, 2020

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Definitions of exoteric from WordNet

exoteric (adj.)
suitable for the general public;
writings of an exoteric nature
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