What is another word for Obscuration?

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Pronunciation:

[ ɒbskjʊɹˈe͡ɪʃən], [ ɒbskjʊɹˈe‍ɪʃən], [ ɒ_b_s_k_j_ʊ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Obscuration is a term used to describe something that is veiled or hidden, making it difficult to understand or see. However, there are several synonyms that can be used in its place, including obfuscation, clouding, masking, shrouding, and concealing. Obfuscation refers to the intentional act of making something deliberately confusing, while clouding implies a level of confusion or uncertainty that makes it challenging to identify something. Masking is similar to shrouding, as both terms suggest that something is being hidden or concealed. Finally, concealing refers to the act of deliberately keeping something hidden or secret, often in a way that is deceitful or misleading.

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What are the opposite words for Obscuration?

Obscuration is the act of making something unclear or difficult to understand. However, there are several antonyms for the word, which means the opposite of obscurity. One such antonym is clarity, which refers to the quality of being clear or easy to understand. Another antonym is illumination, which refers to the act of illuminating something or making it brighter. Transparency is another antonym of obscuration that denotes the state of being transparent or easily visible. Another antonym of obscuration is exposure, which refers to the act of exposing something or making it clear and visible to all. Finally, lucidity is another antonym of obscuration that refers to the quality of being clear and easy to understand.

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Usage examples for Obscuration

And, indeed, in the spiritual light which is sown for the righteous, and the Obscuration of the judgment of the impure, this miracle is ever reproduced.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Correct explanations had been given of the striking phenomenon of a lunar eclipse, in which the brilliant surface is plunged temporarily into darkness, and also of the still more imposing spectacle of a solar eclipse, in which the sun itself undergoes a partial or even a total Obscuration.
"The Story of the Heavens"
Robert Stawell Ball
Such an Obscuration of the sun would indeed produce a remarkable effect on the sky at night, which a little attention would disclose.
"The Story of the Heavens"
Robert Stawell Ball

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