1 shorten (a book, movie, speech, or other text) without losing the sense : the cassettes have been abridged from the original stories | [as adj. ] ( abridged) an abridged text of his speech. 2 Law curtail (rights or privileges) : even the right to free speech can be abridged.
difficult to understand; obscure : an abstruse philosophical inquiry
1) able to be reached or entered 2) easily understood 3) easily obtained or used (object) 4) friendly or easy to talk to/approachable (person)
enthusiastic and public praise the conference was acclaimed as a considerable success | [ trans. ] he was acclaimed a great painter.
excessive admiration or praise he found it difficult to cope with the adulation of the fans.