Definition of Obscurantic

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obscurantic

obrogated
obrogates
obrogating
obrok
obroks
obround
obrounds
obsagittate
obscene
obscenely
obscener
obscenest
obscenities
obscenity
obscurant
obscurantic (current term)
obscurantism
obscurantisms
obscurantist
obscurantists
obscurants
obscuration
obscurations
obscure
obscured
obscurely
obscurement
obscurements
obscureness
obscurenesses

Literary usage of Obscurantic

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... and the |eaders of that obscurantic and emotional reaction — the Oxford Movement — such . as Whately, Arnold, Froude, Hurrell, Newman, ..."

2. The New Realism: Coöperative Studies in Philosophy by Edwin Bissell Holt (1912)
"(While the un- analyzed aspects of the canonic-pretentious, the idiotic-fallacious, the obscurantic, and the conscious-deceptive are units to keep well in ..."

3. The New Realism: Coöperative Studies in Philosophy by Edwin Bissell Holt, Walter Taylor Marvin, William Pepperell Montague, Ralph Barton Perry, Walter B. Pitkin, Edward Gleason Spaulding (1912)
"(While the un- analyzed aspects of the canonic-pretentious, the idiotic-fallacious, the obscurantic, and the conscious-deceptive are units to keep well in ..."

4. Entente Diplomacy and the World: Matrix of the History of Europe, 1909-14 by Benno Aleksandrovīch fon- Zībert, George Abel Schreiner (1921)
"Though diplomacy delights in being obscurantic, the plain fact is, that it is nothing more than a trading in "considerations" and "compensations"—un ..."

5. The Independent Review by Edward Jenks, Charles Roden Buxton (1907)
"... the worst are due to forcing the mood, which results in an occasional artificial sturdiness of style and a tendency to obscurantic mystification. ..."

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