|part of speech:
||the state or condition of being dark or dim.
It was impossible to make out the man's face in the obscurity of the cellar.
||the state or condition of being unknown.
As an artist, he was rescued from obscurity when one of his works turned up in a famous collection.
- celebrity, fame, glory, limelight
- similar words:
- ambiguity, opacity
||that which is obscure.
||dark, gloom, mystery