Definitions and translations for "obscurity"

Definition of obscurity

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1. The quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand.
2. The state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination.
3. An obscure and unimportant standing; not well known.
He worked in obscurity for many years.
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English - English - obscurity

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n. that which is obscure; anonymity; unclearness; dimness, darkness

English - Spanish - obscurity

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s. oscuridad, obscuridad, tenebrosidad; ambigüedad; anonimato

English - French - obscurity

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n. obscurité; manque de lumière; ténèbres

English - German - obscurity

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n. Unbekanntheit; im Dunkeln liegen, in Vergessenheit

English - Indonesian - obscurity

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n. kekaburan, ketidakjelasan, terkenal: keadaan tdk terkenal, dimengerti: sesuatu yg tdk dimengerti

English - Italian - obscurity

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s. oscurità, incomprensibilità; ombra

English - Polish - obscurity

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n. ciemnia, ciemność, mrok, mroczność, mętność, niezrozumiałość, bałamuctwo, skromność, zapomnienie, zapoznanie, mrok zapomnienia

English - Portuguese - obscurity

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s. obscuridade; anonimidade; escuridão

English - Romanian - obscurity

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n. obscuritate, întuneric, beznă, lipsă de claritate, lipsă de faimă, anonimat

English - Russian - obscurity

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с. тьма, безвестность, неясность, мрак, неизвестность, незаметность

English - Turkish - obscurity

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i. karanlık, anlaşılmazlık, bilinmezlik, loşluk, gizlilik

English - Ukrainian - obscurity

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n. темрява, пітьма, темнота, неясність, незрозумілість, невідомість, безвісність, непомітність, морок

English - Dutch - obscurity

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zn. duisternis, donkerte, duisterheid, donkerheid

English - Greek - obscurity

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ουσ. σκότος, σκοτεινότης, σκοτεινότητα, αφάνεια, σκοτάδι

English - Arabic - obscurity

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‏ظلام، ضبابية، إبهام، غموض، خمول ذكر، عدم الشهرة، غياب، ظلمات، ضلال، جهالة، الغموض‏

English - Chinese - obscurity

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(名) 阴暗; 偏僻; 朦胧

English - Chinese - obscurity

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(名) 陰暗; 偏僻; 朦朧

English - Hindi - obscurity

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n. अंधेरा, अंधकार, अस्पष्टता

English - Japanese - obscurity

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(名) 不分明; 不明箇所; 微賎; 無名の人

English - Korean - obscurity

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명. 불분명; 이름이 밝혀지지 않음; 불투명함; 어두움

English - Vietnamese - obscurity

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n. bóng tối, chỗ tối, trạng thái lờ mờ, khó hiểu, tính cách ti tiện, không vẻ vang
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Synonyms for obscurity
haze: cloud, dimness, vagueness