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Definition of Obscurity

Obscurity

  1. The quality or state of being obscure; darkness; privacy; inconspicuousness; unintelligibleness; uncertainty.

Obscurity Quotations

Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.
Thomas Merton

Sometimes, idealistic people are put off the whole business of networking as something tainted by flattery and the pursuit of selfish advantage. But virtue in obscurity is rewarded only in Heaven. To succeed in this world you have to be known to people.
Sonia Sotomayor

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Napoleon Bonaparte

If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
Emily Bronte

It is human nature to instinctively rebel at obscurity or ordinariness.
Taylor Caldwell
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Obscurity Translations

obscurity in German is Unklarheiten, Dunkelheit
obscurity in Latin is silentium
obscurity in Spanish is oscuridad
obscurity in Swedish is dunkelhet

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