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obscure

werkwoord

1 obscure

Make less visible or unclear:
— The stars are obscured by the clouds.
— The big elm tree obscures our view of the valley.

synoniemen: becloud, befog, cloud, fog, haze over, mist, obnubilate.

Roget 874: be inglorious etc. adj.; incur disgrace etc. n.; have a bad name, earn a bad name; put a halter round one's neck, wear a halter round one's neck; disgrace oneself, expose oneself.    play second fiddle; ... meer laten zien

Roget 431: be black etc. adj.; render black etc. adj.. blacken, infuscate, denigrate; blot, blotch; smutch; smirch; darken ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: bewolken, misten, nevelen



2 obscure

Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred.

synoniemen: blur, confuse, obnubilate.

3 obscure

Make obscure or unclear:
— The distinction was obscured.

synoniemen: bedim, overcloud.

Roget 422: be dim, grow dim etc. adj.; flicker, twinkle, glimmer; loom, lower; fade; pale, pale its ineffectual fire [Hamlet]. ... meer laten zien

Roget 421: be dark etc. adj.. darken, obscure, shade; dim; tone down, lower; overcast, overshadow; eclipse; obfuscate, offuscate; ... meer laten zien

4 obscure

Reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa.

5 obscure

Make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing.

synoniemen: blot out, hide, obliterate, veil.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 obscure

Not clearly expressed or understood:
— An obscure turn of phrase.
— An impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit.

synoniem: vague.

Roget 876: ignoble, common, mean, low, base, vile, sorry, scrubby, beggarly; below par; no great shakes etc. (unimportant) 643; ... meer laten zien

Roget 571: obscure etc. n.; crabbed, involved, confused.   

Roget 874: disgraced etc. v.; blown upon; shorn of its beams" [Milton], shorn of one's glory; overcome, downtrodden; loaded with shame etc. n.; in bad repute etc. ... meer laten zien

2 obscure

Marked by difficulty of style or expression:
— Those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure.

synoniem: dark.

Roget 519: unintelligible, unaccountable, undecipherable, undiscoverable, unknowable, unfathomable; incognizable, inexplicable, inscrutable; inapprehensible, incomprehensible; insolvable, insoluble; impenetrable.    ... meer laten zien

Roget 447: invisible, imperceptible; undiscernible, indiscernible; unapparent, non-apparent; out of sight, not in sight; a perte de vue [Fr.]; behind the scenes, behind the curtain; viewless, sightless; ... meer laten zien

Roget 421: dark, darksome, darkling; obscure, tenebrious, sombrous, pitch dark, pitchy, pitch black; caliginous; black etc. (in color) 431.    ... meer laten zien

3 obscure

Difficult to find:
— An obscure retreat.

synoniem: hidden.

4 obscure

Not famous or acclaimed:
— An obscure family.

synoniemen: unknown, unsung.

5 obscure

Not drawing attention:
— An obscure flaw.

synoniem: unnoticeable.

Pools: niezauwa┼╝alny, lekki, nieznaczny

6 obscure

Remote and separate physically or socially:
— An obscure village.

synoniemen: apart, isolated.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Cimmerian, abstruse, adiaphanous, adumbrate, aleatoric, aleatory, ambiguous, amorphic, amorphous, amphibological, anarchic, anonymous, apply to, arcane, around the bush, back of beyond, baffling, baggy, bandage, beamless ... meer laten zien.

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obscured

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

Roget 447: invisible, imperceptible; undiscernible, indiscernible; unapparent, non-apparent; out of sight, not in sight; a perte de vue [Fr.]; behind the scenes, behind the curtain; viewless, sightless; ... meer laten zien

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abstruse, armored, beamless, beclouded, bedazzled, between the lines, beyond one, black, black as night, blind, blindfold, blindfolded, buried, caliginous, cased, ceiled, cloaked, close, clouded, coated ... meer laten zien.

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