Definition of obscuration in English:



mass noun
  • 1The action of hiding or concealing something.

    • ‘the viewpoint is creating awkward obscuration where there needs to be clarity and transparency’
    • ‘the response by the media has been a disgraceful combination of deliberate obscuration of the facts and smug complacency’
    • ‘it is important that prescribers make patients aware of the symptoms: visual obscurations, blurred vision, and neck pain’
    1. 1.1Astronomy The concealment of one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer.
      ‘they saw a thin arc of the sun instead of its complete obscuration by the moon’