a person who strives to prevent the increase and spread of knowledge.
a person who obscures.
pertaining to or characteristic of obscurants.
tending to make obscure.
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How to use obscurant in a sentence
Overhead the ionic field was aglow, humming softly, beating back the obscurant mists.One Purple Hope! | Henry Hasse
Shun double-entendres, prurient jocosity, and pestiferous profanity, obscurant or apparent.Humorous Hits and How to Hold an Audience | Grenville Kleiser
Whoever confessed his faith in the truths of the Bible was called an obscurant.Life of Luther | Gustav Just
British Dictionary definitions for obscurant
an opposer of reform and enlightenment
of or relating to an obscurant
- obscurantism, noun
- obscurantist, noun, adjective
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