adjective, ob·scur·er, ob·scur·est.
verb (used with object), ob·scured, ob·scur·ing.
Origin of obscure
Examples from the Web for obscured
A tugboat improbably sits high on the bank, obscured by tall grass, a broken oil rig hangs over the water nearby.
People were singing the national anthem as the whole front of the National Palace was obscured by a smoke cloud.
He was captivated by footage of her escape through the hazy entryway of the supermarket, which was obscured by pepper spray.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath|Nina Strochlic|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The officers covered the peephole so that their faces would be obscured, and Taravati opened the door.
The scenes of penetration are obscured with masking or blurring.Japan’s Desperate Housewives Opting for Adulterous Online Dating|Angela Erika Kubo, Jake Adelstein|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Gudel's pale face was obscured by a mocking though sweet face, which flitted between him and all else.The Son of Monte Christo|Jules Lermina
The sky was obscured with clouds and one of those tropical hurricanes called squalls swept over the island and sea.The Real America in Romance, Volume 6;|John R. Musick
With the back of his hand he pushed up the unkempt hair which obscured his eyes.Barlasch of the Guard|H. S. Merriman
She saluted him modestly, and without a word turned round and "obscured her face as not seeming well contented."
The flood in 1951 reduced the population of voles and obscured the normal seasonal trends.