Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The property of being obscure, in any sense of that word.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Obscurity.
- n. the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
- n. the state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination
- n. the state of being humble and unimportant
“Subdued splits and splutters whispered from out the obscureness, and a gentle grinding could be heard.”
“Surely you value precision more than obscureness here.”
“The key issue here is to create links between newer content and older content, preventing the latter from becoming obsolete just because of obscureness.”
“And as for the privateness or obscureness (as it may be in vulgar estimation accounted) of life of contemplative men, it is a theme so common to extol a private life, not taxed with sensuality and sloth, in comparison and to the disadvantage of”
“The dark companion, no longer able to hide itself by its obscureness, was brought out into the light of direct observation by means of its gravitational effects.”
“Then it was rain, wind, obscureness of gloom, and lightning.”
“As Buck slid along with the obscureness of a gliding shadow, his nose was jerked suddenly to the side as though a positive force had gripped and pulled it.”
“Something quick and subtle ran through my veins; something that for a few moments seemed to burn away the obscureness which blurs our thought.”
“For seeing he was speaking about money, and his defence on that score, it is reasonable that what he says must be wrapt in obscureness.”
“Master Genius to learn the higher attributes of genius -- eccentricity and obscureness.”
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