obscure; profound; difficult to understand
It is often difficult to tell the difference between philosophy that is abstruse and philosophy that is just nonsense.
trudere (to thrust, push) (Latin)
It contains "ab. use". ab generally stands for negative sense and so 'ab+ use' can be taken as difficult to use. A word will be difficult to use if it is difficult to understand. abstruse rhyme with CONFUSE, there is confusion when things are not clear Ab-abishek, truce- (T)om c (RUCE) "" for abishek it is DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND Tom cruse behavior"" ABSTRUSE = ABSTRACT + CONFUSE AB stress nahi doge or brain USE (last 2 alphabets) nahi karoge then you wont be able to understand anything. Difficult to understand. Ab (s)+truce = someone with whom making truce is difficult coz he z difficult to understand