It will be necessary, therefore, to use far stronger colours than if they were to stand unmixed or unobscured.
Here the sun rose, and set, as unobscured from the sight, as on the wastes of ocean.
Gabriel now put forth his unobscured opinion, for the moment had come.
It was a moment of feeling almost wild,—so free, so unobscured.
The camp lay in the full sunshine of fortune, unobscured by the least cloud.
That unobscured brain applied to nobler ends would have won higher results, but the principle remains the same.
The stars which guided her were the unobscured constellations of civil and religious liberty.
Follow it up with courage, The double triangle, the long road and the unobscured star are before you.
The woody growth is scanty, and hence the view is unobscured the greater part of the way.
At that moment, the moon shone forth unimpeded and unobscured by a single cloud.
c.1400, "dark," figuratively "morally unenlightened; gloomy," from Old French obscur, oscur "dark, clouded, gloomy; dim, not clear" (12c.) and directly from Latin obscurus "dark, dusky, shady," figuratively "unknown; unintelligible; hard to discern; from insignificant ancestors," from ob "over" (see ob-) + -scurus "covered," from PIE *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (see sky). Related: Obscurely.
early 15c., "to cover (something), cloud over," from obscure (adj.) or else from Middle French obscurer, from Latin obscurare "to make dark, darken, obscure," from obscurus. Related: Obscured; obscuring.