OBSCURITY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of obscurity
Definition:
n. quality or state of being obscure; darkness; privacy; inconspicuousness
Example:
Van Gogh was so disregarded that he committed suicide in obscurity as an artistic failure.
Before the most recent change, the social-media site did a decent job of protecting privacy through obscurity, especially for teenagers.
Sentence in Classic:
At the same moment a vague shadowy figure emerged from the gap for which they had been making, and uttered the plaintive signal cry again, on which a second man appeared out of the obscurity.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Wealth and poverty, fame and obscurity, power and subordination, strength and weakness, health and disease, culture and ignorance, work and leisure, repletion and hunger, virtue and vice, are only greater or lesser degrees of freedom.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In another moment she would step forth into the night, and his eyes, accustomed to the obscurity, would discern her as clearly as though she stood in daylight.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
Though his popularity was of the quiet kind, felt rather than actively expressed among his friends, she had never mistaken his inconspicuousness for obscurity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
At the onset of the war, he had emerged from obscurity with enough money to buy a small swift boat and now, when blockaded goods realized two thousand per cent on each cargo, he owned four boats.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
There was nothing around him but an obscurity in which his gaze was lost, and a silence which engulfed his voice.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
However, he was thought to be dead, and this still further increased the obscurity which had gathered about him.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
There were no longer either arbors, or bowling greens, or tunnels, or grottos; there was a magnificent, dishevelled obscurity falling like a veil over all.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
The sombre social construction is so made that, thanks to material destitution, thanks to moral obscurity, that unhappy being who possessed an intelligence, certainly firm, possibly great, began in France with the galleys, and ended in England with the gallows.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
The pale snow, the prickles of old stubble, and the clumps of ragged brush faded into a gray obscurity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
And so the obscurity in the air and the obscurity in the land closed together in a black fraternization towards which each advanced halfway.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context