Definition of 'obscurity'
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There is a wilful and perverse obscurity about so much contemporary poetry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is very likely that both will now retreat into relative obscurity. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Total obscurity to world fame in seconds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Shepherd stunned the sport two years ago when he marched to the final from total obscurity. The Sun (2009)Thus will you obtain the glory of the whole world and obscurity will fly far away from you. Music and the Elemental Psyche: A Practical Guide to Music and Changing Consciousness (1987)If the government loses the election, it will drift off to the left towards political obscurity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Despite legions of fans, the surreal tales slipped into relative obscurity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If they get booted off at this stage, they will probably just fade off into total obscurity. The Sun (2014)Saints are heading for mid-table obscurity. The Sun (2014)Indeed, they genuinely were expecting to do no more than a few theatrical venues and then to sink back into relative obscurity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A handful of sporadic recordings appeared during the 1970s but years of obscurity and hard times followed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I could change my name and live with you in the remotest part of Europe in poverty and obscurity. COURTESANS (2003)In two years, she had gone from relative obscurity to Olympic gold. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In the past three years, Canada has moved from relative obscurity to boutique destination. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Enjoy continued mid-table obscurity '. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'obscurity'
British English: obscurity NOUN
Obscurity is the state of being known by only a few people.
He was plucked from obscurity and thrown into the glamorous world of celebrity.
Definition of obscurity from the Collins English Dictionary
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