obscure

[ uhb-skyoor ]
/ əbˈskyʊər /

adjective, ob·scur·er, ob·scur·est.

verb (used with object), ob·scured, ob·scur·ing.

noun

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Origin of obscure

1350–1400; Middle English < Old French oscur, obscur < Latin obscūrus dark

synonym study for obscure

1. See mysterious. 8. See dark.

OTHER WORDS FROM obscure

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British Dictionary definitions for obscuring

obscure
/ (əbˈskjʊə) /

adjective

verb (tr)

noun

a rare word for obscurity

Derived forms of obscure

obscuration (ˌɒbskjʊˈreɪʃən), nounobscurely, adverbobscureness, noun

Word Origin for obscure

C14: via Old French from Latin obscūrus dark
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