Definisi 'obscure'

English to English
adjective
1 Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

adjective satellite
2 not clearly understood or expressed Terjemahkan
Example:
an obscure turn of phrase
an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit
their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear
vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science
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3 marked by difficulty of style or expression Terjemahkan
Example:
much that was dark is now quite clear to me
those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure
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4 difficult to find Terjemahkan
Example:
hidden valleys
a hidden cave
an obscure retreat
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5 not famous or acclaimed Terjemahkan
Example:
an obscure family
unsung heroes of the war
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6 not drawing attention Terjemahkan
Example:
an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet
an obscure flaw
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7 remote and separate physically or socially Terjemahkan
Example:
existed over the centuries as a world apart
preserved because they inhabited a place apart
tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization
an obscure village
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noun
8 Obscurity. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
9 make less visible or unclear Terjemahkan
Example:
The stars are obscured by the clouds
the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
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10 make unclear, indistinct, or blurred Terjemahkan
Example:
Her remarks confused the debate
Their words obnubilate their intentions
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11 make obscure or unclear Terjemahkan
Example:
The distinction was obscured
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12 reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa Terjemahkan
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13 make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing Terjemahkan
Example:
a hidden message
a veiled threat
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14 To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the dark; to hide; to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious, beautiful, or illustrious. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

15 To conceal one's self; to hide; to keep dark. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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