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 (ĭn-kŏn′dĭt, -dīt′)
Badly constructed; crude.

[Latin inconditus : in-, not; see in-1 + conditus, past participle of condere, to put together; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

in·con′dite·ly adv.
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(ɪnˈkɒndɪt; -daɪt)
1. poorly constructed or composed
2. rough or crude
[C17: from Latin inconditus, from in-1 + conditus, from condere to put together]
inˈconditely adv
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(ɪnˈkɒn dɪt, -daɪt)

poorly constructed; unpolished: incondite prose.
[1530–40; < Latin inconditus=in- in-3 + conditus, past participle of condere to put in, originate, compose =con- con- + -dere to put]
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