OBSCU'RITY, noun [Latin obscuritas.]
1. Darkness; want of light.
We wait for light, but behold obscurity. Isaiah 59:1.
2. A state of retirement from the world; a state of being unnoticed; privacy.
You are not for obscurity designed.
3. Darkness of meaning; unintelligibleness; as the obscurity of writings or of a particular passage.
4. Illegibleness; as the obscurity of letters or of an inscription.
5. A state of being unknown to fame; humble condition; as the obscurity of birth or parentage.