Definition of Obscurantisms

1. Noun. (plural of obscurantism) ¹



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Definition of Obscurantisms

1. obscurantism [n] - See also: obscurantism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obscurantisms

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obrok
obroks
obround
obrounds
obsagittate
obscene
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obscenest
obscenities
obscenity
obscurant
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obscurantism
obscurantisms (current term)
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obscurantists
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obscurations
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obscurements
obscureness
obscurenesses
obscurer
obscurers

Literary usage of Obscurantisms

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1. The Challenge of the Present Crisis by Harry Emerson Fosdick (1917)
"... to a deep and unrelenting detestation of the little bigotries, the needless divisions, the petty obscurantisms that so deeply curse our churches, ..."

2. The Moral Damage of War by Walter Walsh (1906)
"... like a satanic charioteer, yokes these to his car, raising in his furious career a cyclic storm of reactions, obscurantisms, despotisms, immoralities, ..."

3. Among the Idolmakers by Lawrence Pearsall Jacks (1912)
"... required for smoking two cigarettes, a familiarity with current obscurantisms which would otherwise have involved her in weeks of laborious observation. ..."

4. The Meaning of Faith by Harry Emerson Fosdick (1917)
"Countless obscurantisms and bigotries, shams and sophistries have been driven from the churches by this scientific spirit and more ..."

5. The Gospel in the Light of the Great War by Ozora Stearns Davis (1919)
"... the petty obscurantisms that so deeply curse our churches, to a new experience and more intelligent expression of vital fellowship with God. ..."

6. Human Nature and Its Remaking by William Ernest Hocking (1918)
"... obscurantisms of the world. And there you may find what is not less necessary for originality: unity in the midst of distraction, composure in the midst ..."

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