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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•scu•rant•isməbˈskyʊər ənˌtɪz əm, ˌɒb skyʊˈræn tɪz əm(n.)

  1. opposition to the increase and spread of knowledge.

  2. deliberate obscurity or evasion of clarity.

ob•scu′rant•ist(n.; adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obscurantist(noun)

    a person who is deliberately vague

Wiktionary

  1. obscurantist(Noun)

    A practitioner of obscurantism; an obscurant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obscurantist(noun)

    same as Obscurant

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Obscurantist

    name given to an opponent to modern enlightenment as professed by the devotees of modern science and philosophy.

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