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1. obfuscation

noun. ['ˌɑːbfəˈskeɪʃən'] the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered.

Synonyms

  • activity

Antonyms

  • clarity
  • dryness

Etymology

  • obfuscationem (Latin)
  • obfuscare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Obfuscation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
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  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word obfuscation


1. Noun, singular or mass
As technology expands, so do the ways to obscure information through data obfuscation.

2. obfuscation

noun. ['ˌɑːbfəˈskeɪʃən'] darkening or obscuring the sight of something.

Synonyms

  • darkening

Antonyms

  • tidiness
  • natural object

Etymology

  • obfuscationem (Latin)
  • obfuscare (Latin)

3. obfuscation

noun. ['ˌɑːbfəˈskeɪʃən'] confusion resulting from failure to understand.

Synonyms

  • bafflement
  • befuddlement
  • mental confusion
  • disarray
  • mystification
  • puzzlement
  • confusedness
  • bewilderment
  • muddiness
  • bemusement

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation

Etymology

  • obfuscationem (Latin)
  • obfuscare (Latin)
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