Antonyms for obscuration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ob-skyoo-rey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɒb skyʊˈreɪ ʃən

Definition of obscuration

Origin :
  • late 15c., from Latin obscurationem (nominative obscuratio) "a darkening, obscuring," noun of action from past participle stem of obscurare (see obscure (v.)).
  • As in shade : noun dimness
  • As in shadow : noun darkness
  • As in mumbo jumbo : noun nonsense
  • As in concealment : noun hiding, secrecy
  • As in eclipse : noun shadowing of the sun
  • As in film : noun coating, tissue; mist
Example sentences :
  • Believe in a future and banish that gross obscuration of you.
  • Extract from : « The Celt and Saxon, Complete » by George Meredith
  • Far and nigh Mystery and obscuration none, Yet nowhere any moon or sun!
  • Extract from : « The Victories of Love » by Coventry Patmore
  • These are frequently attended by obscuration of vision or temporary blindness.
  • Extract from : « The People of the Abyss » by Jack London
  • That they both refer to the temporary eclipse, seclusion, or obscuration of a brilliant being, is evident.
  • Extract from : « Indian Fairy Tales » by Anonymous
  • He diffused sweetness and light in an era marked by bitterness and obscuration.
  • Extract from : « The American Spirit in Literature, » by Bliss Perry
  • How long that obscuration shall last, is known only to the power that directs all human events.
  • Extract from : « John Brown, Soldier of Fortune » by Hill Peebles Wilson
  • As they came on in numbers too great for Ipley to stand against, an obscuration fell over all.
  • Extract from : « Sandra Belloni, Complete » by George Meredith
  • Recent observations of these eclipses, through glass of different colors, show variations in the time of obscuration.
  • Extract from : « The Future of Astronomy » by Edward C. Pickering
  • Despite the obscuration of imperfect dominance, polydactylism in poultry proves itself to be a unit-character that segregates.
  • Extract from : « Inheritance of Characteristics in Domestic Fowl » by Charles Benedict Davenport
  • Before the end of the obscuration, another appeared on the right where the sun was about to emerge.
  • Extract from : « The Catholic World, Vol. X, October 1869 » by Various

Synonyms for obscuration

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