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noun as in vagueness

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She was an unheralded pioneer of electronic music, recognized for her contributions only after decades of obscurity, and a believer in the power of the mind to access memories from distant pasts and visions of untold futures.

Struum has correctly identified a problem in the modern streaming landscape, in terms of large amount of untapped content now distributed across hundreds of smaller services, much of which lingers in obscurity.

Maybe most of this no-name defense will continue to toil in obscurity.

In many respects, Kenosha has managed to do just that—making it a relative success story in a nation where so many formerly auto-dependent Midwestern economies have faded into obscurity.

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Seemingly unstoppable sites have faded into obscurity and replacements taken over.

Some of the authors most revered by their contemporaries now languish in relative obscurity.

Ordinarily, candidates have years to work out their global agendas in relative obscurity.

Instead, they will be at best a stale and bitter punchline of our times and then fade, unloved, into obscurity.

“Mencius Moldbug” slowed down the writing to a trickle and returned to relative obscurity in 2013.

Then they lose and return to obscurity, serving in state or local office.

It was true that his sight had grown accustomed to the obscurity, for he could now see the baron's features much more distinctly.

And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and out of darkness and obscurity the eyes of the blind shall see.

For the house is forsaken, the multitude of the city is left, darkness and obscurity are come upon its dens for ever.

Lifted to the skies for an hour by popular adulation, he has been sunk into obscurity ever since by historic contempt.

And respectable obscurity has ever been the distinguishing characteristic of Godalming.

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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obscurity, such as: darkness, ambiguity, dimness, fuzziness, indistinctness, and obscureness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.