Obscure and Visible


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

Visible is an antonym for obscure in topics: cloudy, out-of-the-way, not easily understood.


Visible adjective - Capable of being seen.
Usage example: the visible light spectrum runs from red to violet

Obscure is an antonym for visible in apparent topic.

Nearby Words: vision, visibly, visibility

Both words in one sentence

  • In an issue of Exiles when a library exploded the only two books visible happened to be Atlas Shrugged and the far more obscure Ubik.
  • Videogame / [PROTOTYPE] If you closely look at the thing's "mouth" during the battle, you can see Greene inside (covered with a skin flap to obscure her features, but still visible).
  • Video Game / Final Fantasy X Many of the Celestial weapons require you to find treasure chests in totally obscure/not visible places, while others require you to beat various mini-games and hidden bosses.
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