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OBSCU'RITY, n. L. obscuritas.

1. Darkness want of light.

We wait for light, but behold obscurity. Isaiah 59 .

2. A state of retirement from the world a state of being unnoticed privacy.

You are not for obscurity designed.

3. Darkness of meaning unintelligibleness as the obscurity of writings or of a particular passage.
4. Illegibleness as the obscurity of letters or of an inscription.
5. A state of being unknown to fame humble condition as the obscurity of birth or parentage.

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Entry for 'Obscurity'. King James Dictionary.

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