1. obscurity

noun. ['əbsˈkjʊrəti'] the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand.


  • obscureness
  • incomprehensibility
  • abstruseness


  • clarity
  • honor
  • dishonor
  • running

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Rhymes with Obscurity

  • security
  • impurity
  • maturity
  • purity
  • surety

Sentences with obscurity

1. Noun, singular or mass
Students should be slower in responding to this question due to the obscurity of the art pieces.

Quotes about obscurity

1. Obscurity and a competence—that is the life that is best worth living.
- Mark Twain, Notebook

2. What makes a hero? Courage, strength, morality, withstanding adversity? Are these the traits that truly show and create a hero? Is the light truly the source of darkness or vice versa? Is the soul a source of hope or despair? Who are these so called heroes and where do they come from? Are their origins in obscurity or in plain sight?
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground

3. God's extraordinary work is most often done by ordinary people in the seeming obscurity of a home and family.
- Neal A. Maxwell

2. obscurity

noun. ['əbsˈkjʊrəti'] the state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination.


  • semidarkness


  • impermanent
  • irregular

3. obscurity

noun. ['əbsˈkjʊrəti'] an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known.


  • anonymity
  • standing
  • namelessness
  • obscureness
  • limbo
  • nowhere
  • humbleness
  • unimportance
  • lowliness


  • proud
  • conceit
  • pride
  • importance