Ob·scure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obscured p. pr. & vb. n. Obscuring.] To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the dark; to hide; to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious, beautiful, or illustrious.
They are all couched in a pit hard by Herne's oak, with obscured lights. --Shak.
Why, 't is an office of discovery, love,
And I should be obscured. --Shak.
There is scarce any duty which has been so obscured by the writings of learned men as this. --Wake.
And seest not sin obscures thy godlike frame? --Dryden.