ob·scu·ri·ty /ɑbˈskjʊrəti, əb-/
ob·scu·ri·ty n. The quality or state of being obscure.
Syn: -- darkness; privacy; inconspicuousness; unintelligibleness; uncertainty.
You 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.
n 1: the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to
understand [syn: obscureness, abstruseness, reconditeness]
2: an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known; "he
worked in obscurity for many years" [ant: prominence]
3: the state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of
adequate illumination [syn: obscureness]