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{adj: elliptic, elliptical} characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements
"the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints"
"the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor

{adj: enigmatic, oracular} resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought
"the oracular sayings of Victorian poets"
"so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it"
"an enigmatic smile"

{adj: struggling} engaged in a struggle to overcome especially poverty or obscurity
"a financially struggling theater"
"struggling artists"

{n: clarity, lucidity, lucidness, pellucidity, clearness, limpidity} free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
<-> obscurity, unclearness

{n: explication} the act of making clear or removing obscurity from the meaning of a word or symbol or expression etc.

{n: obscureness, obscurity, abstruseness, reconditeness} the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
<-> clarity

{n: obscurity, obscureness} the state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination

{n: obscurity} an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known
"he worked in obscurity for many years"
<-> prominence

{n: opacity, opaqueness} incomprehensibility resulting from obscurity of meaning

{n: prominence} the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
<-> obscurity


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