obscuration

[ ob-skyoo-rey-shuh n ]
/ ˌɒb skyʊˈreɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of obscuring.
the state of being obscured.

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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