Obscurity in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Obscurity

(literary) Darkness; the absence of light. | The state of being unknown; a thing that is unknown. | The quality of being difficult to understand; a thing that is difficult to understand.

Short Example Sentence for Obscurity

  • 1. He died in obscurity in 1811. 🔊
  • 2. Lucille shrunk back into the obscurity of her corner. 🔊
  • 3. But an obscurity of vowel-sounds had begun again. 🔊
  • 4. Great obscurity still remains as to the cause of hunger. 🔊
  • 5. The obscurity of Robert Browning? 🔊
  • 6. The obscurity of oracles, and the ambiguity of typos vanished. 🔊
  • 7. The origin of living matter is shrouded in as great obscurity as ever. 🔊
  • 8. Her full voice broke out of the obscurity startlingly close, in his very ear. 🔊
  • 9. After that ensued the long period of His obscurity in Nazareth. 🔊

How to use Obscurity in Sentence?

  • 1. Thus the obscurity in which the divine origins are hidden is natural and inevitable. 🔊
  • 2. All such words introduce a sure element of obscurity and confusion into an argument. 🔊
  • 3. Can any girl rise from obscurity in such a short time without the golden ladder? 🔊
  • 4. Supper at length over, the coffee-kettle was banished to obscurity and the whisky produced. 🔊
  • 5. I am glad, also, for the obscurity which attends their annual coming and going. 🔊
  • 6. For a minute, while they sped on in the obscurity of a side street, Darrow meditated. 🔊
  • 7. He died, an embittered and disappointed man, in the obscurity of the United States Senate. 🔊
  • 8. Many a bit of obscurity has been cleared up when the embryology of puzzling animals has been studied. 🔊
  • 9. Through the obscurity in which all the details are enveloped we can clearly perceive that those princes were men of taste. 🔊
  • 10. All laughed and were enjoying themselves, while outside was an innocense was forced into the obscurity of loss. 🔊
  • 11. The system of the moral universe not purposely involved in obscurity to teach us a lesson of humility. 🔊
  • 12. He found himself gazing blankly into a dim obscurity in which there was neither broken topmast nor unheaved forecastle. 🔊
  • 13. There is another reason for the obscurity of the topic besides the darkness in which the origin of the names has been wrapped by time. 🔊
  • 14. The system of the moral universe not purposely involved in obscurity to teach us a lesson of humility. 🔊
  • 15. Curran listened, trying to follow the direction of those wandering eyes in the obscurity which he could not pierce. 🔊
  • 16. They were at the front door, and all hope of escaping into the desirable obscurity from which he had sprung fled from his mind. 🔊
  • 17. Yet he who takes the pains to husk away his obscurity of style will find solid ears of thought to recompense his labor. 🔊
  • 18. Slowly he began to ascend, a hand following the balusters, the other with his cane exploring the obscurity before him. 🔊
  • 19. He tore his feet from the spot and walked straight before him, gripping the revolver and peering into the obscurity fearfully. 🔊
  • 20. There was a sparkle in the clear obscurity of her eyes; and when she turned them on him they seemed to give a new meaning to life. 🔊
  • 21. She stood hesitating, looking out into the obscurity of the fog, as if she hoped to read the answer there. 🔊
  • 22. On the contrary, they are kept in a state of obscurity and contempt, and in a degree of indigence at times bordering on beggary. 🔊
  • 23. The Moon's obscurity is complete if she is entirely plunged into the cone of shadow. 🔊
  • 24. Or suppose a superstitious person passing, in the obscurity of the night, a place where some foul crime had been perpetrated. 🔊
  • 25. In another minute she had clambered down the ladder into the obscurity of the lower deck, and so safely reached the den where Leslie was confined. 🔊
  • 26. The driver reined in his horses, much fearing, from the obscurity of the hour, and the loneliness of the road, that some mischief was intended. 🔊