[ noun ] the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
Used in print(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)
The obscurity of politicians may_not always be as innocent as it looks .
The misplaced modifier is another species more honored in the observance of obscurity than in the breach .(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)
`` But we now find writers obsessed by the nooks_and_crannies of their ivory_towers , and curiously devoted to the growing obscurity and complexity of poetry and non poetry .