[ in-kon-dit, -dahyt ]
/ ɪnˈkɒn dɪt, -daɪt /


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



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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) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for incondite

/ (ɪnˈkɒndɪt, -daɪt) /

adjective rare

poorly constructed or composed
rough or crude

Derived forms of incondite

inconditely, adverb

Word Origin for incondite

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