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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exoteric  \Ex`o*ter"ic\,  Exoterical  \Ex`o*ter"ic*al\a.  [L. 
  exotericus,  Gr  ?  fr  ?  out:  cf  F.  exot['e]rique.  See  {Ex}-] 
  External;  public;  suitable  to  be  imparted  to  the  public; 
  hence  capable  of  being  readily  or  fully  comprehended;  -- 
  opposed  to  esoteric,  or  secret. 
 
  The  foppery  of  an  exoteric  and  esoteric  doctrine.  --De 
  Quincey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exoteric 
  adj  :  suitable  for  the  general  public;  "writings  of  an  exoteric 
  nature"  [ant:  {esoteric}] 




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