HyperDic: obfuscation

English > 3 senses of the word obfuscation:
NOUNcognitionobfuscation, bewilderment, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusementconfusion resulting from failure to understand
actobfuscation, mystificationthe activity of obscuring / obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered
actobfuscationdarkening or obscuring the sight of something
obfuscation > pronunciation
Soundsaa.bfahskey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > obfuscation: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningconfusion resulting from failure to understand.
Synonymsbewilderment, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusement
Broaderconfusion, mental confusion, confusedness, muddiness, disarrayA mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
Spanishabobamiento, alelamiento, atolondramiento, atontamiento, atontolinamiento, desconcierto, ofuscación, perplejidad
Catalanatabalament, embadaliment, embadocament, esbojarrament, ofuscació
Verbsobfuscatemake obscure or unclear
English > obfuscation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe activity of obscuring / obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered.
Synonymmystification
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Verbsobfuscatemake obscure or unclear
English > obfuscation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningdarkening or obscuring the sight of something.
Broaderblackening, darkeningchanging to a darker color / color
Spanishofuscación
Verbsobfuscatemake obscure or unclear

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