Antonyms of adj esoteric

1 sense of esoteric

Sense 1
esoteric (vs. exoteric) -- (confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle; "a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories")

exoteric (vs. esoteric) -- (suitable for the general public; "writings of an exoteric nature")

Similarity of adj esoteric

1 sense of esoteric

Sense 1
esoteric (vs. exoteric) -- (confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle; "a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories")
       => abstruse, deep, recondite -- (difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography")
       => arcane -- (requiring secret or mysterious knowledge; "the arcane science of dowsing")
       => cabalistic, kabbalistic, qabalistic, cryptic, cryptical, sibylline -- (having a secret or hidden meaning; "cabalistic symbols engraved in stone"; "cryptic writings"; "thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther)
       => mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphic -- (having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients")
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