Definitions of obscurity

  1. the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known; "he worked in obscurity for many years" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The quality or state of being obscure; darkness; privacy; inconspicuousness; unintelligibleness; uncertainty. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Dimness or ind stinctness of a place or object; lack of clearness of thought or expression; state or fact of being unknown. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. State or quality of being obscure: unintelligibleness: humility. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. The state of being obscure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Obscureness; darkness; privacy; unintelligibleness; illegibleness; humble condition. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Darkness; state of being unknown to fame; darkness of meaning. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. The quality or state of being obscure. dictgcide_fs
  11. n. Darkness ; want of light ;— state of retirement ; privacy ; — state of being unknown ; humble condition ;— darkness of moaning. Cabinet Dictionary