- obscurum per obscurius,
Origin of obscuration
Examples from the Web for obscuration
Believe in a future and banish that gross obscuration of you.The Celt and Saxon, Complete|George Meredith
Despite the obscuration of imperfect dominance, polydactylism in poultry proves itself to be a unit-character that segregates.Inheritance of Characteristics in Domestic Fowl|Charles Benedict Davenport
These are frequently attended by obscuration of vision or temporary blindness.The People of the Abyss|Jack London
In other instances the obscuration has been produced by very protracted dry fogs.The Story of the Solar System|George F. Chambers
That the outcome will be illumination of his fame rather than obscuration, his unswerving defenders do not doubt.
late 15c., from Latin obscurationem (nominative obscuratio) "a darkening, obscuring," noun of action from past participle stem of obscurare (see obscure (v.)).