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obscurity

noun [U] (NOT KNOWN)    /əbˈskjʊə.rɪ.ti/ US  /-ˈskjʊr.ə.t̬i/
the state of not being known to many people: He was briefly famous in his twenties but then sank into obscurity. He rose from relative obscurity to worldwide recognition.Unknown and unfamiliar
(Definition of obscurity noun (NOT KNOWN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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