Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 11 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 11 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 14 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is obscure a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, obscure is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 11 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 11 points.

  • Is obscure a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, obscure is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 14 points.

Definition(s)

Verb
1.
meaning: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing;
examples: a hidden message; a veiled threat
synonyms: {blot_out}; {obliterate}; {veil}; {hide}
2.
meaning: reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa ;
3.
meaning: make obscure or unclear;
examples: The distinction was obscured
synonyms: {bedim}; {overcloud}
4.
meaning: make unclear, indistinct, or blurred;
examples: Her remarks confused the debate; Their words obnubilate their intentions
synonyms: {confuse}; {blur}; {obnubilate}
5.
meaning: make less visible or unclear;
examples: The stars are obscured by the clouds; the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
synonyms: {befog}; {becloud}; {obnubilate}; {haze_over}; {fog}; {cloud}; {mist}
Adjective
1.
meaning: remote and separate physically or socially;
examples: existed over the centuries as a world apart; preserved because they inhabited a place apart- W.H.Hudson; tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization; an obscure village
synonyms: {apart(p)}; {isolated}
2.
meaning: not drawing attention;
examples: an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet; an obscure flaw
synonyms: {unnoticeable}
3.
meaning: not famous or acclaimed;
examples: an obscure family; unsung heroes of the war
synonyms: {unknown}; {unsung}
4.
meaning: difficult to find;
examples: hidden valleys; a hidden cave; an obscure retreat
synonyms: {hidden}
5.
meaning: marked by difficulty of style or expression;
examples: much that was dark is now quite clear to me; those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure
synonyms: {dark}
6.
meaning: not clearly expressed or understood;
examples: an obscure turn of phrase; an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit-Anatole Broyard; their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear- P.A.Sorokin; vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science- John Locke
synonyms: {vague}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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