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synonyms for obscurantism

  • concealment
  • hiding
  • obscuration
  • withholding
  • banning
  • covering up
  • suppression
See also synonyms for: obscurantisms / obscurantist
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antonyms for obscurantism

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  • disclosure
  • divulgence
  • dissemination
  • exposing
  • promulgation
  • disclosing
  • divulging
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How to use obscurantism in a sentence

It is therefore a jewel of our common humanity and a bulwark against all obscurantism and the identities which pull us apart.
HOBBY LOBBY’S FORFEITED GILGAMESH TABLET IS HEADED BACK TO IRAQ, AND AUTHORITIES HOPE IT WILL BE A WARNING TO SMUGGLERSPEGGY MCGLONESEPTEMBER 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Thus it was that mysticism and obscurantism took the place of enlightenment as a measure of self-defence.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
They succeed, in spite of their obscurantism, because they do confess and meet man's central need, his need to be saved.
PREACHING AND PAGANISMALBERT PARKER FITCH
The effect of this reaction was to strengthen the cause of authority and political obscurantism.
RECONSTRUCTION IN PHILOSOPHYJOHN DEWEY
The Middle Ages, despite the obscurantism of the Church, had far better claim to that title.
SHELBURNE ESSAYS, THIRD SERIESPAUL ELMER MORE
But it is an excellent example of what effect religious obscurantism may exert in backward sections of our country.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
The obscurantism placed upon sexual matters has caused more physical and mental distress than most of our organic diseases.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
Real obscurantism is not to hinder the spread of what is true, clear, and useful, but to bring into vogue what is false.
MAXIMS AND REFLECTIONSJOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Not at all—for the things obscurantism glories in are things beneath reason, which is quite another affair.
GOD AND MR. WELLSWILLIAM ARCHER
Deist or Gallican, he was a confirmed enemy of obscurantism in all its forms.
THE MARQUIS D'ARGENSON: A STUDY IN CRITICISMARTHUR OGLE
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