Definition of obnubilate in English:

obnubilate

transitive verb

[with object] literary
  • Darken, dim, or cover with or as if with a cloud; obscure.

    • ‘never to be short of illusions, to obnubilate himself: such was his dream’
    envelop, surround, swathe, enfold, cover, cover up, conceal, hide, secrete, camouflage, disguise, mask, screen, shield, cloak, blanket, shroud, enwrap, canopy, overlay

Pronunciation

obnubilate

/äbˈno͞obəˌlāt/ /ɑbˈnubəˌleɪt/

Origin

Late 16th century from Latin obnubilat- ‘covered with clouds or fog’, from the verb obnubilare.