Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Obscure"

The meaning of "Obscure" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does obscure mean?
A: vague,blurry
Q: What does obscure mean?
A: First meaning: Obscure is usually used to describe someone or something that is not normal, not well known.
For example, if somebody owned an Obscure car it would be a car that is not well known and a different.

Second meaning: To keep something from being seen, to hide/conceal.
For example, “the man sitting in front of me is obscuring my vision”
Q: What does "obscure" mean?
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Q: What does to obscure mean?
A: To obscure means to hide or blur something by concealing or masking it, rendering it vague and unclear, blurry (as opposed to keeping it in a secret or improbable location)

The rainclouds have obscured the sun (sailed in front of it)

The desert heat waves, rising from the ground, have obscured their vision.

Stepping behind the stained glass, I obscured myself from the watchful eyes of the viewers

Example sentences using "Obscure"

Q: Please show me example sentences with obscure.
A: 1.The bright light obscured my vision.

2. The leaves can obscure the holes in the ground.

3. Since the author prefers an obscure lifestyle, he stays away from the outside world.
Q: Please show me example sentences with obscure.
A: Ex 1:After the rain the roads became misty and obscure.
Ex 2: The book, with many details and metaphors, was obscure.

The original meaning of obscure is: something that is hard to see.
People use it to say they can’t physically OR mentally see something and that it is unclear.
Q: Please show me example sentences with obscure.
A: The meaning of his essay was so obscure

The view of the front of the house is obscured by the large trees
Q: Please show me example sentences with obscure.
A: The moon obscured the sun during the eclipsed.
The moon was obscured by clouds.
Baseball is becoming obscure.
What an obscure reference.
The video tape is now obscure.
Q: Please show me example sentences with obscure.
A: The crime scene was utterly obscure.
Inner my head, it's always dark, obscure and cold.

Synonyms of "Obscure" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between obscure and vague and ambiguous ?
A: They are used differently depending on the context- I’ll give some examples sentences to demonstrate. I think this is the best way to explain.

Obscure- hidden from view or used to describe a type of thing that may not be well known to a lot of people.
Ex- This is an obscure genre of music.
He obscured the vase from her view.

Vague- when the meaning/truth of something is not clear.
Ex- The way she explained her activities that day was very vague.
I only remember very vaguely.

Ambiguous- very similar to vague but more specifically described when something is uncertain because there are many other things that it could also be.
Ex- The exact country of origin of this character was ambiguous.
The thoughts she expressed were of an ambiguous nature.
The exact ingredients of this burger are rather ambiguous.

I hope this helped!👍🏽
Q: What is the difference between obscure and vague and ambiguous ?
A: To describe pictures or art, the vocabulary can be difficult. It can be very subjective - each person can have their own understanding.

"Obscure" means "hidden" or "hard to see."
"Vague" means "unclear" or "poorly defined".
"Ambiguous" means "can have two meanings" or "can be understood more than one way."

Because the colors are clear and bright, I don't think obscure or vague work.
But I don't know if it has two "meanings".
has a good suggestion: abstract.
Q: What is the difference between obscure and unclear and vague ?
A: Good question!

obscure can be literal (real) or not.

as a verb: The snow obscured my vision.


obscure can also mean = vague or unclear. In this case, just use vague or unclear!

unclear = hard to tell /uncertain because you can't see/hear or know. Something has to be unclear. I'm unclear on what you are looking for, because you were vague on the details.

Vague = not enough of something : like information, or senses (not things like oranges). He only gave me a few vague details, I'm not sure how to proceed. I asked him a lot of questions, but his answers were vague.


these words are synonyms (and usually different parts of speech) but are used in different ways. I'm not a fan of using grammar terminology, so IMHO, The best way to understand them is in sentences.

I'll post some links.
Q: What is the difference between obscure and vague ?
A: In my opinion, vague means something that is not very clear, something that is not very well studied upon.

Obscure is something that is not very common, like a line from your favourite cult classic that your friends never understand. Obscure can also be used a verb, as in something obscuring your view.
Q: What is the difference between obscure and disguise ?
A: Something that is obscured is hidden or hard to see

Something that is disguised
is hidden or hard to see on purpose/with intent

At least that's how I would describe it

Translations of "Obscure"

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