incondite
adjective Etymology: Latin inconditus, from in- + conditus, past participle of condere to put together, from com- + -dere to put — more at do Date: 1539 badly put together ; crude <
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  • Incondite — In con*dite (?; 277), a. [L. inconditus; pref. in not + conditus, p. p. of condere to put or join together. See {Condition}.] Badly put together; inartificial; rude; unpolished; irregular. Carol incondite rhymes. J. Philips. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incondite — index defective Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • incondite — [in kän′dīt΄, in kän′dit] adj. [L inconditus < in , not + conditus, pp. of condere, to put together: see RECONDITE] Rare 1. poorly constructed: said of literary works 2. lacking finish or refinement; crude …   English World dictionary

  • incondite — adjective /ɪnˈkɒndɪt/ a) Badly arranged, ill composed, disorderly (especially of artistic works). I wish I might digress and tell you more... But my tale is sufficiently incondite already. Nabakovs Lolita (1955) b) Rough, unrefined. the second… …   Wiktionary

  • incondite — /in kon dit, duyt/, adj. 1. ill constructed; unpolished: incondite prose. 2. crude; rough; unmannerly. [1530 40; < L inconditus, equiv. to in IN 3 + conditus ptp. of condere to put in, restore (con CON + di put, set + tus ptp. suffix)] * * * …   Universalium

  • incondite — in•con•dite [[t]ɪnˈkɒn dɪt, daɪt[/t]] adj. poorly constructed; unpolished: incondite prose[/ex] • Etymology: 1530–40; < L inconditus= in III+conditus, ptp. of condere to put in, originate, compose =con con + dere to put …   From formal English to slang

  • incondite — ə̇nˈkändə̇t, ˌdīt adjective Etymology: Latin inconditus, from in in (I) + conditus, past participle of condere to put together, from com + dere to put more at do 1. : badly organized or put together : lacking finish or polished form used chiefly… …   Useful english dictionary

  • incondite — in·con·dite || ɪn kÉ‘ndaɪt / kÉ’n adj. crude; unpolished; badly finished, unrefined …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incondite — in·con·dite …   English syllables

  • incondite — /ɪnˈkɒndaɪt/ (say in konduyt) adjective 1. poorly constructed or composed. 2. crude; rough; ill mannered. {Latin inconditus disordered} …   Australian English dictionary

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