obscure englannista suomeksi
peittää, sekoittaa, pimittää
1892, Denton Jaques Snider, ''(w)'', 1, 1-2 (originally by (w))
- I found myself in an obscure wood.
1606, (w), ''Bien Venu''
- the obscure corners of the earth
(quote-journal)| title=The machine of a new soul| passage=The yawning gap in neuroscientists’ understanding of their topic is in the intermediate scale of the brain’s anatomy. Science has a passable knowledge of how individual nerve cells, known as neurons, work. It also knows which visible lobes and ganglia of the brain do what. But how the neurons are organised in these lobes and ganglia remains obscure.
Unknown or uncertain; unclear.
''The etymological roots of the word "blizzard" are obscure and open to debate.''
*(RQ:Shakespeare Merry Wives)
''c. 1688, (w), ''Preparation for Death''
- There is scarce any duty which has been so obscured in the writings of learned men as this.
To hide, put out of sight etc.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=1| passage=But Richmond(..)appeared to lose himself in his own reflections. Some pickled crab, which he had not touched, had been removed with a damson pie; and his sister saw, peeping around the massive silver epergne that almost obscured him from her view, that he had eaten no more than a spoonful of that either.
1994, (w), ''Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat'', page 62
- I realized that the purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure poor reasoning, and inhibit clarity.
To conceal oneself; to hide.
(RQ:Beaumont Fletcher Comedies and Tragedies)
(feminine singular of)