Definitions For Obscure


  • Make obscure or unclear
  • Make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
  • Reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa
  • Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
  • Make less visible or unclear
  • To make (something) difficult to understand or know : to make (something) obscure
  • To hide or cover (something) : to be in front of (something) so that it cannot be seen


  • Not clearly expressed or understood
  • Marked by difficulty of style or expression
  • Remote and separate physically or socially
  • Not drawing attention
  • Not famous or acclaimed
  • Difficult to find

Is Obscure a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Obscure is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Obscure in a Sentence

  • The movie is full of obscure references that only pop culture enthusiasts will understand.
  • The origins of the language are obscure.
  • The true history has been obscured by legends about what happened.
  • They accused the company of trying to obscure the fact that the product poses a health risk.

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Antonyms for Obscure

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