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Synonyms for obscurity
əbˈskyʊər ɪ ti

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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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. obscurity(n)

    Synonyms:
    ambiguity, vagueness, privacy, seclusion, retirement, darkness, obfuscation, obscuration

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    opacity, darkness, ambiguity, dark, mystery

How to pronounce obscurity?

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#36428obscurity
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#272811unimportance
#314700contumely

How to use obscurity in a sentence?

  1. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    I've run an unwaveringly positive campaign since I got in this, and sometimes I've operated in total obscurity. It's OK -- we're rising now.

  2. Plutarch:

    Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for not having much to care for; and with obscurity, for being unenvied.

  3. Plutarch:

    Learn to be pleased with everything with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others with poverty, for not having much to care for, and with obscurity, for being unenvied.

  4. Napoleon:

    Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

  5. Nigel Farage:

    We may just finish the whole thing off and (Tony) Blair can disappear off into total obscurity.


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