obscuration

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obscuration (plural obscurations)

  1. the state of being obscured
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 3, ch. X, Plugson of Undershot
      Money is miraculous. What miraculous facilities has it yielded, will it yield us; but also what never-imagined confusions, obscurations has it brought in; down almost to total extinction of the moral-sense in large masses of mankind!