Etymology
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obfuscate (v.)

"to darken, obscure, confuse, bewilder," 1530s, from Latin obfuscatus, past participle of obfuscare "to darken" (usually in a figurative sense), from ob "in front of, before" (see ob-) + fuscare "to make dark," from fuscus "dark" (see dusk). Related: Obfuscated; obfuscating.

updated on July 24, 2019

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Definitions of obfuscate from WordNet

obfuscate (v.)
make obscure or unclear;
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