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obscuritynoun [U]

 us   /əbˈskjʊr·ɪ·t̬i, ɑb-/
  • obscurity noun [U] (BEING UNKNOWN)

the ​state of not being ​known to many ​people: She ​worked in obscurity for ​years.
  • obscurity noun [U] (BEING UNCLEAR)

the ​state or ​quality of being ​unclear and ​difficult to ​understand or ​see: Many ​moviereviewersconfuse obscurity with ​quality.
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