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esoteric

EH2 S OW0 T EH1 R IH0 K  :  /ˌes.əʊˈter.ɪk/

Adjective
1. Understood only by a chosen few or an enlightened inner circle.
2. Having to do with concepts that are highly theoretical and without obvious practical application.
3. Confidential; private.
[Source: Wiktionary]

confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle
[Source: WordNet]


I read every banned book I could find! I got in trouble when I got caught reading Erskin Caldwell {Gods Half Acre} but the teacher didn`t know what to make of Erasmus {In Praise Of Folly}. I am 70 years old now and still reading esoteric arcana. Link

Sigma Chemical is the best place to look for chemicals, esoteric and common. Link

To his credit, he takes on more esoteric arguments such as the claim that we must presuppose the existence of God if we are to engage in reasoning and scientific inquiry. Link

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