Ob*scu"ri*ty (?), n. [L. obscuritas: cf. F. obscurit'e.]

The quality or state of being obscure; darkness; privacy; inconspicuousness; unintelligibleness; uncertainty.

Yuo are not for obscurity designed. Dryden.

They were now brought forth from obscurity, to be contemplated by artists with admiration and despair. Macaulay.

Syn. -- Darkness; dimness; gloom. See Darkness.

 

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