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Definition of "esoterica" [esoterica]

  • Esoteric matters or items. (noun-plural)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "esoterica" in a sentence
  • "At a time when most indie bands believe in nothing more challenging than tight jeans and catchy tunes, this kind of esoterica is to be applauded, even if Surfing the Void's lyrics about "the chaos of oblivion" and "clouds of diamond dust" don't seem to add up to much at all."
  • "The comments and discusssion on this topic aptly describe your obtuseness and your ivory tower out of touch with reality circular theoretical esoterica to ad nauseum better than I could ever state on my own."
  • "More important, the premium on "original" research has caused the eclipse of teaching and resulted in the overproduction of jargon-heavy esoterica or trivial "scholarship" intended merely to win preferment within the professors guild."