1 obscure /ɑbˈskjɚ/ adjective
1 obscure
Learner's definition of OBSCURE
[more obscure; most obscure]
: not well-known : not known to most people
: difficult to understand : likely to be understood by only a few people
: difficult or impossible to know completely and with certainty
obscure, vague, and ambiguous mean not clearly understandable.
obscure often suggests a meaning that cannot be easily understood because it has not been clearly expressed or because special knowledge is needed.
vague It can also describe something that is difficult to understand because it is not specific.
ambiguous describes language that can be understood in more than one way.
2 obscure /ɑbˈskjɚ/ verb
obscures; obscured; obscuring
2 obscure
obscures; obscured; obscuring
Learner's definition of OBSCURE
[+ object]
: to make (something) difficult to understand or know : to make (something) obscure
: to hide or cover (something) : to be in front of (something) so that it cannot be seen
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