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Wordnet 3.0


1. suitable for the general public;
- Example: "writings of an exoteric nature"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Exoteric \Ex`o*ter"ic\, Exoterical \Ex`o*ter"ic*al\a. [L. exotericus, Gr. ? fr. ? out: cf. F. exot['e]rique. See Ex-] External; public; suitable to be imparted to the public; hence, capable of being readily or fully comprehended; -- opposed to esoteric, or secret. [1913 Webster] The foppery of an exoteric and esoteric doctrine. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

exoteric adj 1: suitable for the general public; "writings of an exoteric nature" [ant: esoteric]