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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section III. Means of Communicating Ideas
Various Qualities of Style
 
571. Obscurity.
 
  
NOUN:OBSCURITY (unintelligibility) [See Unintelligibility]; involution, crabbedness, confusion; hard words; ambiguity [See Equivocalness]; unintelligibility, unintelligibleness; vagueness [See Uncertainty], inexactness [See Error]; what d’ye call ’em (neologism) [See Neology]; darkness of meaning.
  
ADJECTIVE:OBSCURE &c. n.; crabbed; involved, confused.
  
QUOTATION:Full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing.—Macbeth

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