Arcane is an adjective that is used to describe that which is understood by few. Mysterious or secret. Obscure. Esoteric.


  1. The religion of Islam is openly available to everyone, however at the same time it is a religion that is ‘arcane’ in the sense that the majority of the world hasn’t experienced the depth of the religion.
  2. The motives of the individuals who are in authoritative positions within this world are ‘arcane’.
  3. Some individuals are ‘arcane’ by nature, whereas others are completely open.

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