Synonyms and Antonyms of obscurity
the quality or state of having a veiled or uncertain meaning
- The 16th-century astrologer's predictions are so filled with obscurity that people can interpret them any way they want.
ambiguity, ambiguousness, darkness, equivocalness, equivocation, inscrutability, inscrutableness, murkiness, mysteriousness, nebulosity, nebulousness, obliqueness, opacity, opaqueness
cloudiness, dimness, faintness, fogginess, fuzziness, haziness, indefiniteness, indistinctness, mistiness, shade, shadow, uncertainty, vagueness
impenetrability, incomprehensibility, incomprehensibleness
deepness, depth, profoundness
comprehensibility, intelligibility, legibility
brightness, distinctness, self-evidence
definiteness, exactness, explicitness, incision, incisiveness, lucidity, lucidness, perspicuity, perspicuousness
directness, forthrightness, straightforwardness
the quality or state of being mostly or completely unknown
- The singer languished in relative obscurity for years before becoming famous.
mark, name, note, report, reputation, repute
distinction, eminence, glory, greatness, honor, illustriousness, note, preeminence, prominence
position, prestige, rank, standing, stature
acclaim, acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), praise, recognition
the quality or state of being impossible to know, understand, or explain
- Her novels were favored by gullible critics who confuse obscurity with profundity.
darkness, murkiness, obscurity, shadowiness, vagueness
ambiguity, equivocality, equivocalness
incomprehensibility, unintelligibility, unintelligibleness
abstruseness, abstrusity, esotericism, hermetism, reconditeness