Part of speech: noun

The state of being obscure.

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Usage examples "obscurity":

  1. What has our Academy done to rescue struggling genius from poverty and obscurity? - "Modern Painting", George Moore.
  2. But there is the nature- mystic's view of the situation which, when really attained, is seen to be of no less importance, though it is too often left in comparative obscurity. - "Nature Mysticism", J. Edward Mercer.
  3. In the pavilion one hanging lamp gave a faint light which emphasized the obscurity. - "In the Wilderness", Robert Hichens.