OBSCU'RITY, n. [L. obscuritas.]1. Darkness; want of light.We wait for light, but behold obscurity. Is. 59.2. A state of retirement from the world; a state of being unnoticed; privacy.You are not for obscurity designed.3. Darkness of meaning; unintelligibleness; as the obscurity of writings or of a particular passage.4. Illegibleness; as the obscurity of letters or of an inscription.5. A state of being unknown to fame; humble condition; as the obscurity of birth or parentage.