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Definitions of obscure:
  • verb:   make less visible or unclear
    Example: "The stars are obscured by the clouds"
  • verb:   make obscure or unclear
    Example: "The distinction was obscured"
  • verb:   make difficult to perceive by sight
    Example: "The foliage of the huge tree obscures the view of the lake"
  • verb:   make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
  • verb:   make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
  • adjective:   not clearly understood or expressed
    Example: "An obscure turn of phrase"
  • adjective:   not drawing attention
    Example: "An obscure flaw"
  • adjective:   not famous or acclaimed
    Example: "An obscure family"
  • adjective:   difficult to find
    Example: "An obscure retreat"
  • adjective:   marked by difficulty of style or expression
    Example: "Those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure"
  • adjective:   remote and separate physically or socially
    Example: "An obscure village"

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See obscure used in context: 45 poetry verses, 11 Shakespeare works, 1 Bible passage, 42 definitions

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