Exoteric [ek-suh-ter-ik] (adjective)
- Suitable for a communicated to the general public.
- Not belonging, limited, or pertaining to the inner or select circle, as of disciples or intimates.
- Popular, simple, commonplace.
- Pertaining to the outside, exterior, external.
Esoteric [es-uh-ter-ik] (adjective)
- Understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest; recondite: poetry full of esoteric allusions.
- Belonging to the select few.
- Private, secret; confidential.
- (Of a philosophical doctrine or the like) intended to be revealed only to the initiates of a group: The esoteric doctrines of Pythagoras.
Erroneous [uh-roh-nee-uhs] (adjective)
- Containing error; mistaken; incorrect; wrong: An erroneous answer.
- Straying from what is moral, decent, proper, etc.
Fallacy [fal-uh-see] (noun)
Plural – fal•la•cies
- A deceptive, misleading, or false notion, belief, etc.
- A misleading or unsound argument.
- Deceptive, misleading, or false nature, erroneousness.
- Logic. Any of various types of erroneous reasoning that render arguments logically unsound.
- Obsolete. Deception.
Nascent [nas-uhnt] (adjective)
- Beginning to exist or develop: That nascent republic is holding its first election this month.
- Chemistry. (of an element) in the nascent state.
- Coming or having recently come into existence.
Sentient [sen-shuh nt -shee-uh nt -tee-uh nt] (adjective)
- Having the power of perception by the senses; conscious.
- characterized by sensation and consciousness.
- Having or showing realization, perception, or knowledge: Aware
- Finely sensitive in perception or feeling.
- Responsive to or conscious of sense impressions.
- A person or thing that is sentient.
- Archaic. The conscious mind.