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obnubilate

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verb ob·nu·bi·late \äb-ˈnü-bə-ˌlāt, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of obnubilate

ob·nu·bi·lat·edob·nu·bi·lat·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  becloud, obscure

ob·nu·bi·la·tion play \-ˌnü-bə-ˈlā-shən, -ˌnyü-\ noun


Origin of obnubilate

Latin obnubilatus, past participle of obnubilare, from ob- in the way + nubilare to be cloudy, from nubilus cloudy, from nubes cloud — more at ob-, nuance


First Known Use: 1583


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