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Definition of Obscure

Obscure

  1. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim.
  2. Of or pertaining to darkness or night; inconspicuous to the sight; indistinctly seen; hidden; retired; remote from observation; unnoticed.
  3. Not noticeable; humble; mean.
  4. Not easily understood; not clear or legible; abstruse or blind; as, an obscure passage or inscription.
  5. Not clear, full, or distinct; clouded; imperfect; as, an obscure view of remote objects.
  6. To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the dark; to hide; to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious, beautiful, or illustrious.
  7. To conceal one's self; to hide; to keep dark.
  8. Obscurity.

Obscure Quotations

There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
Maya Angelou

Be obscure clearly.
E. B. White

Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Your life may change, but your dream doesn't have to. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it.
Tom Clancy

When I tour, it's like, well, like a food tour as much as a comedy tour. I try to eat at all the weird places, the obscure barbecue joints, burger places. There are a few spots in L.A. that I'm obsessed with - one of them is the Taco Zone taco truck on Alvarado. There are secret off-menu items that are amazing.
Aziz Ansari

Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.
Vladimir Nabokov
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Obscure Translations

obscure in Dutch is onbekend, obscuur, donker
obscure in Italian is ermetico
obscure in Latin is ignotus
obscure in Portuguese is obscuro
obscure in Spanish is disimular, umbrio

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