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See definition of obscuration on Dictionary.com
  • as inconcealment
  • as ineclipse
  • as infilm
  • as inmumbo jumbo
  • as inshade
  • as inshadow

synonyms for obscuration

  • beard
  • blind
  • camouflage
  • cover
  • cover-up
  • covering
  • curtain
  • disguise
  • dissimulation
  • front
  • hideaway
  • laundromat
  • mask
  • obliteration
  • occultation
  • privacy
  • secretion
  • veil
  • wraps
  • fig leaf
  • hideout
  • red herring
  • smokescreen
  • concealment
  • decline
  • diminution
  • dimming
  • extinction
  • obliteration
  • occultation
  • penumbra
  • shading
  • shroud
  • veil
  • extinguishment
  • shadow
  • adumbration
  • blackness
  • coolness
  • cover
  • darkness
  • dusk
  • gloominess
  • obscurity
  • penumbra
  • screen
  • semidarkness
  • shadiness
  • shadows
  • umbra
  • umbrage

antonyms for obscuration

MOST RELEVANT
  • disclosure
  • divulgence
  • exposition
  • revelation
  • showing
  • telling
  • increase
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      How to use obscuration in a sentence

      But when the true shadow begins to touch, the obscuration will have become annular or total near the pole where it first appeared.
      THE STORY OF ECLIPSESGEORGE CHAMBERS
      The maximum observed obscuration during this eclipse was no more than 4m.
      THE STORY OF ECLIPSESGEORGE CHAMBERS
      They were wholly ignorant that any sudden effect would follow the total obscuration of the Sun.
      THE STORY OF ECLIPSESGEORGE CHAMBERS
      That the outcome will be illumination of his fame rather than obscuration, his unswerving defenders do not doubt.
      GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 6 OF 8VARIOUS
      It seized upon defects with the unerring instinct of a born critic, and dilated upon them to the obscuration of all virtues.
      SKETCHES IN LAVENDER, BLUE AND GREENJEROME K. JEROME
      It was plain that she knew nothing of what we called her covering, her obscuration, the dimming of her glory.
      THE SEABOARD PARISH, COMPLETEGEORGE MACDONALD
      She gave thanks for a timely cloud's momentary obscuration of the moon as he laid his lips on the tiny gauntlet.
      THE SONG OF THE WOLFFRANK MAYER
      The planet casts a very extensive shadow, and the satellites are constantly undergoing obscuration by passing through it.
      ASTRONOMY OF TO-DAYCECIL G. DOLMAGE
      This double obscuration will make navigation very difficult for sky-pilots.
      PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 150, JANUARY 19, 1916VARIOUS
      It happens, therefore, that one expects almost to find consummate drawing and painting marred by some obscuration of the glass.
      WINDOWS, A BOOK ABOUT STAINED & PAINTED GLASSLEWIS F. DAY
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO OBSCURATION

      • beard
      • blind
      • camouflage
      • cover
      • cover-up
      • covering
      • curtain
      • disguise
      • dissimulation
      • fig leaf
      • front
      • hideaway
      • hideout
      • laundromat
      • mask
      • obliteration
      • obscuration
      • occultation
      • privacy
      • red herring
      • secretion
      • smokescreen
      • veil
      • wraps
      • concealment
      • decline
      • diminution
      • dimming
      • extinction
      • extinguishment
      • obliteration
      • obscuration
      • occultation
      • penumbra
      • shading
      • shroud
      • veil
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.