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Synonyms for obfuscation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusement(noun)

    confusion resulting from failure to understand

    bemusement, mystification, bafflement, puzzlement, obfuscation, bewilderment, befuddlement

  2. mystification, obfuscation(noun)

    the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered

    bewilderment, mystification, bafflement, puzzlement, obfuscation, bemusement, befuddlement

  3. obfuscation(noun)

    darkening or obscuring the sight of something

    bewilderment, bafflement, puzzlement, mystification, bemusement, befuddlement

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List of paraphrases:

obscuration, confusion, cover-up

Translations for obfuscation

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  • Vedunkelung, Vernebelung, EntstellungGerman
  • verduisteringDutch
  • şaşırtma, perde çekme, gizlemeTurkish

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