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Synonyms for opacity
oʊˈpæs ɪ tiopac·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. opacitynoun

    the phenomenon of not permitting the passage of electromagnetic radiation

    Synonyms:
    opaqueness

    Antonyms:
    clarity, clearness, uncloudedness, transparency, transparence

  2. opacity, opaquenessnoun

    incomprehensibility resulting from obscurity of meaning

    Synonyms:
    opaqueness

    Antonyms:
    clearness, transparency, transparence, clarity, uncloudedness

  3. opacity, opaquenessnoun

    the quality of being opaque to a degree; the degree to which something reduces the passage of light

    Synonyms:
    opaqueness

    Antonyms:
    uncloudedness, transparency, clearness, clarity, transparence

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. opacitynoun

    Synonyms:
    opaqueness, want of transparency

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "opacity":

    opaqueness, obscurity, opaque, secrecy

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How to use opacity in a sentence?

  1. Yohannes Abraham:

    This intentionally generated opacity makes it harder for our government to move forward, oMB leadership's refusal to fully cooperate impairs our ability to identify opportunities to maximize the relief going out to Americans during the pandemic and it leaves us in the dark as it relates to COVID-related expenditures and critical gaps.

  2. Orrin Hatch:

    We can now begin the process of improving basic bookkeeping in the territory and end the opacity and lack of transparency in their finances.


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