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Definitions and Synonyms of obnubilate | Another word for obnubilate | What is obnubilate?

Definition 1: make unclear, indistinct, or blurred - [verb of cognition]

Samples where obnubilate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her remarks confused the debate
  • Their words obnubilate their intentions

Synonyms for obnubilate in the sense of this definition

(obnubilate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of obnubilate ) cause to become muddy

"These data would have muddied the prediction"

(obnubilate has a similar meaning as ...) mistake one thing for another

"you are confusing me with the other candidate" "I mistook her for the secretary"

Definition 2: make less visible or unclear - [verb of perception]

Samples where obnubilate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The stars are obscured by the clouds
  • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley

Synonyms for obnubilate in the sense of this definition

(obnubilate is a kind of ...) prevent from being seen or discovered

"hide the money"

(... is a kind of obnubilate ) cast a shadow upon

"The tall tree overshadowed the house"

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