Definitions for obscurityəbˈskyʊər ɪ ti

This page provides all 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. Jimoh Oluwatobi segun:

    To die of obscurity is a great obloquy to an intellectual being.

  3. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Excellence in obscurity is better than mediocrity in the spotlight.

  4. Adrienne Rich:

    The mind's passion is all for singling out. Obscurity has another tale to tell.

  5. Tom Stoppard, Rosencranz And Guildenstern Are Dead:

    We are tied down to a language that makes up in obscurity what it lacks in style.

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