What does the word obscurity mean?

Usage examples for obscurity

  1. What has our Academy done to rescue struggling genius from poverty and obscurity? – Modern Painting by 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 by J. Edward Mercer
  3. In the pavilion one hanging lamp gave a faint light which emphasized the obscurity. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens