Exoteric – Understood by the general public. Words that everyone understands. Intended for more than a selected minority
To remember the definition of the word exoteric, use the following mnemonic:
The ex is so terrifying (exoteric) and everyone else agrees.
Examples of exoteric in a sentence
The parables of Jesus are very exoteric - everyone understands them, straight away.
Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time was meant to be exoteric - but I still had problems with understanding some of it.
The text is divided into two parts that focus on esoteric and exoteric visual forms.