1A person who deliberately prevents the facts or full details of something from becoming known; an obscurantist.
- ‘he is no pious obscurant wishing for a return to the days when issues were never discussed’
2Something used to hinder visibility.
- ‘smoke and other obscurants have been used in wars dating back to the ancient Greeks’
1Deliberately preventing the facts or full details of something from becoming known; obscurantist.
- ‘the use of obscurant language’
2Having the effect of hindering visibility.
- ‘obscurant clouds’