Definition - obscure

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obscure
  1. make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
  2. not clearly understood or expressed; "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin; "vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke
  3. marked by difficulty of style or expression; "much that was dark is now quite clear to me"; "those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure"
  4. remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village"
  5. not drawing attention; "an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet"; "an obscure flaw"
  6. not famous