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obscuration

[ ob-skyoo-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌɒb skyʊˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of obscuring.
the state of being obscured.

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Origin of obscuration

1425–75; late Middle English <Latin obscūrātiōn- (stem of obscūrātiō) a darkening, equivalent to obscūrāt(us), past participle of obscūrāre (obscūr(us) dark + -ātus-ate1) + -iōn--ion; see -ation
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