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Found 3 items, similar to obscure.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: obscure kelam, mengaburkan, menggelapkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: obscure obscure adj 1: not clearly understood or expressed; “an obscure turn of phrase”; “an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit”-Anatole Broyard; “their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear”- P.A.Sorokin; “vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science”- John Locke [syn: vague] 2: marked by difficulty of style or expression; “much that was dark is now quite clear to me”; “those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure” [syn: dark] 3: difficult to find; “hidden valleys”; “a hidden cave”; “an obscure retreat” [syn: hidden] 4: not famous or acclaimed; “an obscure family”; “unsung heroes of the war” [syn: unknown, unsung] 5: not drawing attention; “an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet”; “an obscure flaw” [syn: unnoticeable] 6: remote and separate physically or socially; “existed over the centuries as a world apart”; “preserved because they inhabited a place apart”- W.H.Hudson; “tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization”; “an obscure village” [syn: apart(p), isolated] obscure v 1: make less visible or unclear; “The stars are obscured by the clouds” [syn: befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over , fog, cloud, mist] 2: make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; “Her remarks confused the debate”; “Their words obnubilate their intentions” [syn: confuse, blur, obnubilate] 3: make obscure or unclear; “The distinction was obscured” [syn: bedim, overcloud] 4: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; “a hidden message”; “a veiled threat” [syn: blot out , obliterate, veil, hide] 5: make difficult to perceive by sight; “The foliage of the huge tree obscures the view of the lake” [syn: benight, bedim]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Obscure Obscure \Ob*scure"\ ([o^]b*sk[=u]r"), v. i. To conceal one's self; to hide; to keep dark. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] How! There's bad news. I must obscure, and hear it. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] Obscure \Ob*scure"\, n. Obscurity. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] Obscure \Ob*scure"\ ([o^]b*sk[=u]r"), a. [Compar. Obscurer ([o^]b*sk[=u]r"[~e]r); superl. Obscurest.] [L. obscurus, orig., covered; ob- (see Ob-) + a root probably meaning, to cover; cf. L. scutum shield, Skr. sku to cover: cf. F. obscur. Cf. Sky.] [1913 Webster] 1. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim. [1913 Webster] His lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness. --Prov. xx. 20. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to darkness or night; inconspicuous to the sight; indistinctly seen; hidden; retired; remote from observation; unnoticed. [1913 Webster] The obscure bird Clamored the livelong night. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The obscure corners of the earth. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] 3. Not noticeable; humble; mean. “O base and obscure vulgar.” --Shak. “An obscure person.” --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] 4. Not easily understood; not clear or legible; abstruse or incomprehensible; as, an obscure passage or inscription. [1913 Webster] 5. Not clear, full, or distinct; clouded; imperfect; as, an obscure view of remote objects. [1913 Webster] Obscure rays (Opt.), those rays which are not luminous or visible, and which in the spectrum are beyond the limits of the visible portion. [1913 Webster] Syn: Dark; dim; darksome; dusky; shadowy; misty; abstruse; intricate; difficult; mysterious; retired; unnoticed; unknown; humble; mean; indistinct. [1913 Webster] Obscure \Ob*scure"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obscured ([o^]b*sk[=u]rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Obscuring.] [L. obscurare, fr. obscurus: cf. OF. obscurer. See Obscure, a.] To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the dark; to hide; to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious, beautiful, or illustrious. [1913 Webster] They are all couched in a pit hard by Herne's oak, with obscured lights. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Why, 't is an office of discovery, love, And I should be obscured. --Shak. [1913 Webster] There is scarce any duty which has been so obscured by the writings of learned men as this. --Wake. [1913 Webster] And seest not sin obscures thy godlike frame? --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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