exoteric

Part of speech: adjective

Belonging to the outside world; opposed to esoteric. exoterical.

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Usage examples "exoteric":

  1. And when he grew tired of this negative criticism and asked his evangelists to give him more substantial food, they put him on some exoteric doctrine calculated to appeal to a young imagination by its poetic or philosophical colouring. - "Saint Augustin", Louis Bertrand.
  2. All writing is necessitated to be exoteric, and written to a human should instead of to the terrible is. - "The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II.", Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson.