Deep and Obscure


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Deep adjective – Being beyond one's powers to know, understand, or explain.
Usage example: a deep, dark secret that he took to his grave

Obscure is a synonym for deep in abstract topic. In some cases you can use "Obscure" instead an adjective "Deep", when it comes to topics like profound, abstruse, unclear, secret.
Nearby Words: deeply, deepen, deepness, deepened, deepening
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Obscure adjective – Having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning.
Usage example: a fantasy writer who likes to put lots of obscure references and images in her tales of wizards and warlocks

Deep is a synonym for obscure in abstruse topic. You can use "Deep" instead an adjective "Obscure", if it concerns topics such as unclear, out-of-the-way, not easily understood.
Nearby Words: obscured, obscurity, obscurely, obscuring, obscuration
Synonyms for Obscure

Things that words describes

knowledge deep knowledge obscure knowledge
characters deep characters obscure characters
story deep story obscure story

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Human Target Right before his client tries to step in and take the hit for him, he proves he knows his stuff, even down to the deep and obscure facts.
  • In 1930 Aspen, Colorado, was an obscure former silver mining town deep in the mountains.
  • Video Game / Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Shown Their Work: Shy Guy's quizzes in London Party will really dig deep in Mario and Sonic trivia, even into the most obscure places.
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