What does obscurant mean?

Definitions for obscurantəbˈskyʊər ənt

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  1. obscurant(Noun)

    One who acts to confound or obfuscate; an obscurantist.

  2. obscurant(Noun)

    A person who seeks to prevent or hinder enquiry and the advancement of knowledge or wisdom; an agent of endarkenment.

  3. obscurant(Noun)

    An opposer of lucidity and transparency in the political and intellectual spheres.

  4. obscurant(Adjective)

    Acting or tending to confound, obfuscate, or obscure.

  5. obscurant(Adjective)

    Typical of or pertaining to obscurants; obscurantic; obscurantistic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obscurant(noun)

    one who obscures; one who prevents enlightenment or hinders the progress of knowledge and wisdom

  2. Origin: [L. obscurans, p. pr. of obscurare to obscure.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obscurant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obscurant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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