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Synonyms for obscurity
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obscureness, obscurity, abstruseness, reconditeness(noun)

    the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand

    Synonyms:
    lowliness, profoundness, obscureness, abstruseness, abstrusity, profundity, humbleness, unimportance, reconditeness

    Antonyms:
    pellucidity, limpidity, clarity, lucidity, clearness, lucidness, prominence

  2. obscurity(noun)

    an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known

    "he worked in obscurity for many years"

    Synonyms:
    abstruseness, reconditeness, obscureness

    Antonyms:
    clearness, clarity, pellucidity, lucidity, prominence, lucidness, limpidity

  3. obscurity, obscureness(noun)

    the state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination

    Synonyms:
    lowliness, unimportance, abstruseness, reconditeness, obscureness, humbleness

    Antonyms:
    limpidity, lucidness, clearness, prominence, lucidity, clarity, pellucidity

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. obscurity

    Synonyms:
    contempt, contumely, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, humiliation, ignominy, infamy, oblivion, shame

    Antonyms:
    celebrity, credit, distinction, eminence, fame, glory, honor, laurels, notoriety, renown, reputation, repute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. obscurity(n.)

    Synonyms:
    darkness, dimness, gloom, gloominess, shade, obscuration, cloud, obfuscation

  2. obscurity(n.)

    Synonyms:
    seclusion, retirement, privacy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    opacity, darkness, ambiguity, dark, mystery

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Karen
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