What does obscurity mean?

obscurity in AZ Dictionary

(n) Deficiency or absence of light; darkness.
(n) The quality or condition of being unknown: "Also complete obscurity need not be an obstacle to [political] success” ( New Republic).
(n) one that's unknown.

obscurity in Community Dictionary

a z-list celebrity. someone who's just claim to fame is having made an appearance on possible tv show or other no-brain activity. by Guillermina MclarenReport definition

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  • Synonym for "obscurity"
    • dimness, gloom, darkness, privacy, inconspicuousness
  • Antonym for "obscurity"
    • fame
  • Phrases for "obscurity"
    • relative obscurity, bureaucratic obscurity, complete obscurity, from obscurity, obscurity until
  • Rhyme for "obscurity"
    • impurity, maturity, purity, security, surety
  • Hypernym for "obscurity"
    • incomprehensibility, semidarkness
  • Cross Reference for "obscurity"
    • obscure
  • Etymologically Related for "obscurity"
    • obscure
  • Same Context for "obscurity"
    • solitude, seclusion, gloom, oblivion, humiliation
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