obscure

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Synonyms for obscure

vague unnoticeable unknown dark unsung apart hidden isolated blot out becloud mist obliterate confuse haze over bedim veil blur fog overcloud hide obnubilate befog cloud

Definitions for obscure

  • verb - make obscure or unclear; "The distinction was obscured"
  • verb - make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"
  • adjective - not clearly understood or expressed; "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague
  • adjective - marked by difficulty of style or expression; "much that was dark is now quite clear to me"; "those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure"
  • adjective - remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village"
  • adjective - not drawing attention; "an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet"; "an obscure flaw"
  • verb - reduce a vowel to a neutral one
  • verb - make unclear
  • adjective - not famous or acclaimed; "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"
  • adjective - difficult to find; "hidden valleys"; "a hidden cave"; "an obscure retreat"
  • verb - make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
  • Pronounciation of obscure

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    Antonyms for obscure

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    Holonyms for obscure

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    Hypernyms for obscure

    modify reduce change hide alter conceal

    Hyponyms for obscure

    overshadow mystify muddy

    Meronyms for obscure

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    Sounds like obscure

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