obscurely obscurely

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an obscure manner

Usage(s):

  1. The real reason seemed to be obscurely mystical.
  2. An off-the-cuff guess is that Eliot was alluding obscurely to cockney slang or to a vaudeville routine.
  3. In an effort to make things easy for potent Old Cleopatra, ambitious Young Anthony had seated himself obscurely on an extreme back bench.

News

  • Obama: Snowden 'Triggered More Rapid' NSA Dialogue for Nation

    Though he remained steadfast in his view that Edward Snowden is "not a patriot," President Obama obscurely gave due credit to the National Security Agency whistleblower during a press conference Friday when he announced a series of transparency reforms long called for by Snowden and critics of the United States' sweeping surveillance program. read more
    on August 10, 2013     Source: CommonDreams.org

Quotes

  1. Lagos - Albert Camus, a philosopher, said and I quote "Those who write clearly have readers, and those who write obscurely have commentators".
    on Mar 8, 2010 By: Albert Camus Source: AllAfrica.com

  2. "Life meets art meets family meets film in 'Tetro,' sometimes powerfully, sometimes obscurely," Manohla Dargis wrote in The Times last June.
    on May 7, 2010 By: Manohla Dargis Source: New York Times

  3. "It was a fact which I had obscurely known for a long while," Garnett wrote in her celebrated memoir Deceived with Kindness.
    on Jan 15, 2010 By: Angelica Garnett Source: The Guardian

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nebulous nebulous
/ˈnɛb jə ləs /