Definition of offuscate in English:

offuscate

Pronunciation /ˈɒfʌskeɪt/ /ˈɒfəskeɪt/

verb

  • 1rare To bewilder, confuse (a person); to dim.

  • 2rare, figurative To cast into darkness or shadow; to render obscure.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Painter (?1540–1594), translator and administrator. From post-classical Latin offuscat-, past participial stem of offuscare, variant of obfuscare obfuscate.