exoteric

Definitions:

  • Not confined to an inner circle of disciples or initiates.
  • Comprehensible to or suited to the public; popular.
  • Of or relating to the outside; external.
  • External; open; suitable for or communicated to the general public; popular: originally applied to the public teachings of Aristotle and other ancient philosophers, and sometimes used in a more special sense as opposed to fancied or real esoteric doctrines, See <internalXref urlencoded="esoteric">esoteric</internalXref>.
  • Pertaining to the outside; holding an external relation; publicly instructed.
  • In <em>embryology</em>, ectoblastic. See extract under <em>esoteric.</em>
  • One admitted only to exoteric instruction; one of the uninitiated.
  • External; public; suitable to be imparted to the public; hence, capable of being readily or fully comprehended; -- opposed to <contr>esoteric</contr>, or secret.
  • Suitable to be imparted to the public without secrecy or other reserves
  • <xref>Accessible</xref>; capable of being readily or fully comprehended; or, having an obvious <xref>application</xref>
  • <xref>Public</xref> or <xref>popular</xref>; having wide currency
  • <xref>External</xref>
  • suitable for the general public
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