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Synonyms for obfuscation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusement(noun)

    confusion resulting from failure to understand

    Synonyms:
    bemusement, mystification, bafflement, puzzlement, bewilderment, befuddlement

  2. mystification, obfuscation(noun)

    the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered

    Synonyms:
    bewilderment, mystification, bafflement, puzzlement, bemusement, befuddlement

  3. obfuscation(noun)

    darkening or obscuring the sight of something

    Synonyms:
    bewilderment, bafflement, puzzlement, mystification, bemusement, befuddlement

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    obscuration, confusion, cover-up

How to use obfuscation in a sentence?

  1. Mark Heywood:

    It was a lost decade. We blew the years 2000 to 2008 with political obfuscation.

  2. Christoph Mueller:

    My experience is it's very difficult to create a winning team from existing management, there's nowhere more obfuscation than in the boardroom at the beginning of a turnaround.

  3. James Scott:

    In an age of dynamic malware obfuscation through operations such as mutating hash, a hyper-evolving threat landscape, and technologically next generation adversaries, offensive campaigns have an overwhelming advantage over defensive strategies.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    Refusal to answer questions. No supreme court nominee answers questions who has any hope of getting on the court, the whole idea is not just to be calm and collected and knowledgeable, but to be nimble, he added. This is an exercise in obfuscation.

  5. Ray Zaccaro:

    Before Senator Merkley demanded to see these facilities, they were shrouded in secrecy and Americans had no idea the extent to which the Administration's zero tolerance policy led to the incarceration of children and separation from their families, given their track record of obfuscation, it's not surprising to learn HHS has found public disclosure inconvenient.

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#63527obfuscation
#74750bewilderment
#105573puzzlement
#153236bemusement
#155395obscuration
#170939mystification
#245415bafflement
#314028befuddlement

Translations for obfuscation

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  • Vedunkelung, Vernebelung, EntstellungGerman
  • verduisteringDutch
  • şaşırtma, perde çekme, gizlemeTurkish

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