1. Not clearly expressed or understood (synset 300432720)
    "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"; "vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"
  2. Marked by difficulty of style or expression (synset 300536470)
    "much that was dark is now quite clear to me"; "those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure"
  3. Difficult to find (synset 302096522)
    "hidden valleys"; "a hidden cave"; "an obscure retreat"
  4. Not famous or acclaimed (synset 301126357)
    "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"
  5. Not drawing attention (synset 300583988)
    "an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet"; "an obscure flaw"
  6. Remote and separate physically or socially (synset 300570124)
    "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village"
  1. Make less visible or unclear (synset 202162161)
    "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
  2. Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred (synset 200622345)
    "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
  3. Make obscure or unclear (synset 200314513)
    "The distinction was obscured"
  4. Reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa (synset 200588561)
  5. Make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing (synset 200314788)
    "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"

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