2. Noun. The act or operation of making dark or obscure. ¹
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Definition of Obnubilation
1. [n -S]
Medical Definition of Obnubilation
1. A clouded mental state. Origin: L. Ob-nubilo, to becloud, obscure, fr. Nubes, cloud (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Obnubilation
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1. The Chronic Diseases; Their Specific Nature and Homoeopathic Treatment by Samuel Hahnemann (1846)
"Her head feels in a state of obnubilation and intoxication ; it seems to her as though she would turn herself, for nine.days; this symptom alternated with ..."
2. Suggestive Therapeutics: A Treatise on the Nature and Uses of Hypnotism by Hippolyte Bernheim (1889)
"Fifteen days afterward, he was taken with vertigo and obnubilation; he was unsteady in his walk. Further, from time to time weakness took possession of him ..."
3. The Chronic Diseases, Their Specific Nature and Their Homeopathic Treatment by Samuel Hahnemann, Charles Julius Hempel (1846)
"Her head feels in a state of obnubilation and intoxication ; it seems to her as though she would turn herself, for nine clays; this symptom alternated with ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Hydrocephalus: Hypertension of the cerebrospinal fluid, rapid development, nervous and mental syndrome of ventricular hypertension, obnubilation, idiocy. ..."