incondite

[in-kon-dit, -dahyt]
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adjective

ill-constructed; unpolished: incondite prose.
crude; rough; unmannerly.

Nearby words

  1. incomputable,
  2. inconceivable,
  3. inconcinnity,
  4. inconclusive,
  5. incondensable,
  6. inconducive,
  7. inconel,
  8. inconformity,
  9. incongruence,
  10. incongruency

Origin of incondite

1530–40; < Latin inconditus, equivalent to in- in-3 + conditus past participle of condere to put in, restore (con- con- + -di- put, set + -tus past participle suffix)

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British Dictionary definitions for incondite

incondite

adjective rare

poorly constructed or composed
rough or crude
Derived Formsinconditely, adverb

Word Origin for incondite

C17: from Latin inconditus, from in- 1 + conditus, from condere to put together

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