incondite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin inconditus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

incondite

  1. Badly-arranged, ill-composed, disorderly (especially of artistic works).
    • 1955, Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita, Chapter 17
      I wish I might digress and tell you more ... But my tale is sufficiently incondite already.
  2. Rough, unrefined.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, I.iii.1.4:
      the second [symptom] is falso cogitata loqui, to talk to themselves, or to use inarticulate, incondite voices, speeches, obsolete gestures […].

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

incondite

  1. vocative masculine singular of inconditus