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Definition of obscure:

  1. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim.
  2. Not clear, full, or distinct; clouded; imperfect; as, an obscure view of remote objects.
  3. Not easily understood; not clear or legible; abstruse or blind; as, an obscure passage or inscription.
  4. Not noticeable; humble; mean.
  5. Obscurity.
  6. Of or pertaining to darkness or night; inconspicuous to the sight; indistinctly seen; hidden; retired; remote from observation; unnoticed.
  7. To conceal one's self; to hide; to keep dark.
  8. 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.


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