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One entry found for obscurity.
Entry Word: obscurity
Function: noun
Text: 1 the quality or state of having a veiled or uncertain meaning <the 16th-century astrologer's predictions are so filled with obscurity that people can interpret them any way they want>
Synonyms ambiguity, ambiguousness, darkness, equivocalness, equivocation, murkiness, nebulousness, opacity
Related Words cloudiness, dimness, faintness, fogginess, fuzziness, haziness, indefiniteness, indistinctness, uncertainty, vagueness; impenetrability, incomprehensibility; deepness, profoundness; intangibility, invisibility; abstruseness; complexity, complication, difficulty, obtuseness
Near Antonyms comprehensibility, intelligibility; brightness, distinctness; certainty, surety; definiteness, exactness, explicitness; directness, straightforwardness; palpability, tangibility, visibility
Antonyms clarity, clearness, obviousness, plainness
2 the quality or state of being mostly or completely unknown <the singer languished in relative obscurity for years before becoming famous>
Synonyms anonymity
Related Words oblivion; inconspicuousness, invisibility; insignificance, unimportance; unpopularity
Near Antonyms name, report, reputation, repute; popularity; importance, significance; distinction, eminence, glory, greatness, honor, illustriousness, note, preeminence, prominence; cachet, position, prestige, rank, standing, stature; acclaim, acknowledgment (also acknowledgement), praise, recognition; adoration, idolization
Antonyms celebrity, fame, notoriety, renown