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obscurity

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2 the quality or state of being mostly or completely unknown
  • the singer languished in relative obscurity for years before becoming famous

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3 the quality or state of being impossible to know, understand, or explain
  • her novels were favored by gullible critics who confuse obscurity with profundity

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The first known use of obscurity was in the 14th century

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“Obscurity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obscurity. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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