What is obscure?

  • (adj): Remote and separate physically or socially.
    Example: "An obscure village"
    Synonyms: apart, isolated
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "obscure":

  • (adj): Difficult to find.
    Example: "An obscure retreat"
    Synonyms: hidden
  • (adj): Not famous or acclaimed.
    Example: "An obscure family"
    Synonyms: unknown, unsung
  • (adj): Marked by difficulty of style or expression.
    Example: "Those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure"
    Synonyms: dark
  • (verb): Make difficult to perceive by sight.
    Synonyms: benight, bedim
  • (adj): Not clearly understood or expressed.
    Example: "An obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard
    Synonyms: vague
  • (adj): Not drawing attention.
    Example: "An obscure flaw"
    Synonyms: unnoticeable

Famous quotes containing the word obscure:

    the soul,
    Remembering how she felt, but what she felt
    Remembering not, retains an obscure sense
    Of possible sublimity,
    William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

    ... with autumn falling over everything;
    The plush leaves the chattels in barrels
    Of an obscure family being evicted
    Into the way it was, and is.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Coke and Blackstone hardly shed so much light into obscure spiritual places as the Hebrew prophets.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)