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opaque

adjective

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1 having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning
  • somehow listeners seem to connect with the songwriter, despite his deeply personal, often opaque lyrics

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2 not seen or understood clearly
  • an opaque remark that seemed to hint that there would be future retaliation

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3 not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily
  • people are sometimes rude to her, but fortunately she's too opaque to realize what's happening

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The first known use of opaque was in 1641

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“Opaque.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/opaque. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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