obfuscation

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Obfuscation \Ob'fus*ca"tion\ ([o^]b'f[u^]s*k[=a]"sh[u^]n), noun [L. obfuscatio.] The act of darkening or bewildering; the state of being darkened. "Obfuscation of the cornea." --E. Darwin.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

obfuscation

noun

1: confusion resulting from failure to understand [syn: {bewilderment}, {obfuscation}, {puzzlement}, {befuddlement}, {mystification}, {bafflement}, {bemusement}]

2: the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered [syn: {mystification}, {obfuscation}]

3: darkening or obscuring the sight of something


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