What does the word obscure mean?

Usage examples for obscure

  1. His voice was thick and obscure when he asked: " You won't come with me?" – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  2. I do not know how far that is true, or if parts of the symphony would not be rather obscure to anyone who followed it without the text; but this speech seems to prove that he has understood the dangers of the literary symphony, and that he is striving for pure music. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  3. Every thing relative to this part of the history of bees has hitherto been very obscure. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber