Antonyms for obscured

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uhb-skyoor
Phonetic Transcription : əbˈskyʊər

Definition of obscured

Origin :
  • c.1400, "dark," figuratively "morally unenlightened; gloomy," from Old French obscur, oscur "dark, clouded, gloomy; dim, not clear" (12c.) and directly from Latin obscurus "dark, dusky, shady," figuratively "unknown; unintelligible; hard to discern; from insignificant ancestors," from ob "over" (see ob-) + -scurus "covered," from PIE *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (see sky). Related: Obscurely.
  • adj ulterior
Example sentences :
  • They were beyond the line of battle and were not obscured by the clouds of smoke.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • For the moment a cloud had obscured the moon, and Fyles looked up.
  • Extract from : « The Night Riders » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • The chronometer on the mantel was obscured by a thick layer of dust.
  • Extract from : « Cap'n Eri » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • In such an event some of our stars must fall and some of the beams of our light must be obscured.
  • Extract from : « Three Years in the Federal Cavalry » by Willard Glazier
  • We could see areas where the surface was obscured by clouds.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 » by Various
  • At dawn the hills are obscured in fog and sometimes this fog is chilly.
  • Extract from : « Tales of Fishes » by Zane Grey
  • She said that you had a noble nature, but it was often obscured by violent passions.
  • Extract from : « Hidden Hand » by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
  • The light was obscured, the voice began clamouring insistently.
  • Extract from : « Romance » by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Truth is often obscured, but it can never be hidden from the eyes that are seeking the light.
  • Extract from : « Sex=The Unknown Quantity » by Ali Nomad
  • In ten minutes the peak toward which they were heading was obscured.
  • Extract from : « The Forbidden Trail » by Honor Willsie

Synonyms for obscured

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