Simple Definition of obscurity
: the state of being unknown or forgotten
: something that is difficult to understand
: the quality of being difficult to understand
Full Definition of obscurity
1 : one that is obscure
2 : the quality or state of being obscure
Examples of obscurity
In recent years, the tradition has emerged from obscurity.
He has been living in relative obscurity in a small town in the mountains.
After a promising first novel, she faded into obscurity.
First Known Use of obscurity
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