What does obscurity mean?

Definitions for obscurityəbˈskyʊər ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word obscurity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obscureness, obscurity, abstruseness, reconditeness(noun)

    the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand

  2. obscurity(noun)

    an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known

    "he worked in obscurity for many years"

  3. obscurity, obscureness(noun)

    the state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination

Wiktionary

  1. obscurity(Noun)

    Darkness; the absence of light

  2. obscurity(Noun)

    The state of being unknown; a thing that is unknown

  3. obscurity(Noun)

    The quality of being difficult to understand; a thing that is difficult to understand

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obscurity(noun)

    the quality or state of being obscure; darkness; privacy; inconspicuousness; unintelligibleness; uncertainty

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obscurity in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obscurity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Napoleon:

    Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

  2. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality.

  3. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    I've run an unwaveringly positive campaign since I got in this, and sometimes I've operated in total obscurity. It's OK -- we're rising now.

  4. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    Be for me, i've run an unwaveringly positive campaign since I got in this, and sometimes I've operated in total obscurity. It's OK -- we're rising now.

  5. Plutarch:

    Learn to be pleased with everything with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others with poverty, for not having much to care for, and with obscurity, for being unenvied.

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