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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

Time in its irresistible and ceaseless flow carries along on its flood all created things and drowns them in the depths of obscurity.
Anna Comnena

Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
Thomas Hardy
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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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