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Definition of OBSCURE

verb : OBSCURE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 4. (

    ) reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa ;

Adjective : OBSCURE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) not clearly expressed or understood; "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin; "vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke ;

  • 2. (

    ) marked by difficulty of style or expression; "much that was dark is now quite clear to me"; "those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure" ;

  • 3. (

    ) difficult to find; "hidden valleys"; "a hidden cave"; "an obscure retreat" ;

  • 5. (

    ) not drawing attention; "an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet"; "an obscure flaw" ;

  • 6. (

    ) remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village" ;


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