HyperDic: obscurity

English > 3 senses of the word obscurity:
NOUNattributeobscurity, obscureness, abstruseness, reconditenessthe quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
stateobscurityan obscure and unimportant standing
stateobscurity, obscurenessthe state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination
obscurity > pronunciation
Soundsahbskyuh'rahtiy
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English > obscurity: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand.
Synonymsobscureness, abstruseness, reconditeness
BroaderincomprehensibilityThe quality of being incomprehensible
Oppositeclarity, lucidity, lucidness, pellucidity, clearness, limpidityFree from obscurity and easy to understand
Spanishobscuridad, oscuridad
Catalanfoscor, obscuritat
Adjectivesobscuremarked by difficulty of style or expression
obscurenot clearly understood or expressed
English > obscurity: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn obscure and unimportant standing; not well known.
Example"he worked in obscurity for many years"
Narroweranonymity, namelessnessThe state of being anonymous
humbleness, unimportance, obscureness, lowlinessThe state of being humble and unimportant
nowhereAn insignificant place
oblivion, limboThe state of being disregarded or forgotten
Broaderstandingsocial or financial or professional status or reputation
OppositeprominenceThe state of being prominent
Spanishobscuridad
Catalanobscuritat
Adjectivesobscurenot famous or acclaimed
English > obscurity: 3 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination.
Synonymobscureness
Broadersemidarknesspartial darkness
Spanishobscuridad
Catalanobscuritat

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