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Definition of obscure
adjective (obscurer, obscurest)
not discovered or known about; uncertain:his origins and parentage are obscure not clearly expressed or easily understood:obscure references to Proust not important or well known:an obscure religious sect hard to make out or define; vague: figurativeI feel an obscure resentment (of a color) not sharply defined; dim or dingy.
verb [with object]
keep from being seen; conceal:gray clouds obscure the sun make unclear and difficult to understand:the debate has become obscured by conflicting ideological perspectives overshadow:none of this should obscure the skill, experience, and perseverance of the workers