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obscurity 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/əbˈskyo͝oritē/,
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obscurities, plural;
  1. The state of being unknown, inconspicuous, or unimportant
    • - he is too good a player to slide into obscurity
  2. The quality of being difficult to understand
    • - poems of impenetrable obscurity
  3. A thing that is unclear or difficult to understand
    • - the obscurities in his poems and plays

  1. obscureness: the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
  2. an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known; "he worked in obscurity for many years"
  3. the state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination
  4. (obscure) make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
  5. (obscure) not clearly understood or expressed; "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin; "vague...forms of speech... ...
  6. (obscure) confuse: make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
  7. (obscure) dark: marked by difficulty of style or expression; "much that was dark is now quite clear to me"; "those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure"
  8. (obscure) hidden: difficult to find; "hidden valleys"; "a hidden cave"; "an obscure retreat"
  9. (obscure) not famous or acclaimed; "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"
  10. (obscure) reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa
  11. (obscure) make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"
  12. (obscure) not drawing attention; "an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet"; "an obscure flaw"
  13. Obscurity is a German melodic death/black metal band with strong viking metal influences hailing from Velbert, a city in the Bergischen Land in North Rhine-Westphalia. They are one of the early German death/black/viking and pagan metal bands.
  14. (Obscure (song)) Vulgar (stylized VULGAR) is the fourth studio album released by Dir En Grey on September 10, 2003 in Japan and on February 21, 2006 in Europe. A limited edition containing an additional DVD was also released. ...
  15. (Obscure (video game)) ObsCure is a survival horror video game developed by Hydravision Entertainment and published by DreamCatcher Interactive for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Microsoft Windows. It was released on October 1, 2004 in Europe and North America on April 6, 2005.
  16. (obscure) To darken, make faint etc; To hide, put out of sight etc; Dark, faint or indistinct; Hidden, out of sight or inconspicuous; Difficult to understand
  17. (Obscure) A window is obscured if some other window obscures it. Window A obscures window B if both are viewable InputOutput windows, A is higher in the global stacking order, and the rectangle defined by the outside edges of A intersects the rectangle defined by the outside edges of B. ...
  18. (obscure) glass that has been made translucent by grinding, sandblasting, or acid etching.
  19. (Obscure) Striking a zone you don't see.
  20. (obscure) (adj) - unexplained; humble
  21. (obscure) One scoped identifier obscures another identifier in a containing scope if the two identifiers are the same, but the obscuring identifier does not shadow the obscured identifier. ...
  22. (obscure) Remote; not clear; faint. v. To make dim; to conceal by covering. obscurely adv
  23. (obscure) bеlgisiz, muthuz, tunakı
  24. (obscure) inconspicuous; undistinguished; not well-known