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incondite

[ in-kon-dit, -dahyt ]
/ ɪnˈkɒn dɪt, -daɪt /
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adjective
ill-constructed; unpolished: incondite prose.
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Origin of incondite

First recorded in 1530–40; from Latin inconditus, equivalent to in- “un-” + conditus, past participle of condere “to put in, restore” (con- “with, together” + -di- “to put, set” + -tus past participle suffix); see in-3, con-
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British Dictionary definitions for incondite

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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