Definitions

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  • noun Partial obscurity.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ obscurity

Examples

  • When I returned to the consciousness of existence, I found myself surrounded by a kind of semiobscurity, lying on some thick and soft coverlets.

    Voyage au centre de la terre. English

  • Long, long before I knew who Collins was I enjoyed Wild Dog, a miniseries that seems to have fallen into semiobscurity.

    Hard-Boiled Friday | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • “So I was wondering…” I continued, my heart beating easier now, then seeming to stop altogether as something in the semiobscurity of the dining room wriggled and stirred, then reared up from the blankets, gurgling in a most unearthly fashion.

    Last Lullaby

  • “So I was wondering…” I continued, my heart beating easier now, then seeming to stop altogether as something in the semiobscurity of the dining room wriggled and stirred, then reared up from the blankets, gurgling in a most unearthly fashion.

    Last Lullaby

  • Finally she was practically a prisoner in the semiobscurity of her home -- a prisoner to bodily sensation.

    Our Nervous Friends — Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness

  • Luckily, in the bustle and semiobscurity of the station, Princess

    A Son of the Immortals

  • But while many of his books were hits, "War Horse" seemed destined for noble semiobscurity.

    NYT > Home Page

  • But while many of his books were hits, "War Horse" seemed destined for noble semiobscurity.

    NYT > Global Home

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