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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ob·scu·ri·ty /ɑbˈskjʊrəti, əb-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to
           understand [syn: obscureness, abstruseness, reconditeness]
           [ant: clarity]
      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]