WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ob•scu•rant•ism  (əb skyŏŏrən tiz′əm, ob′skyŏŏ rantiz əm),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. opposition to the increase and spread of knowledge.
  2. deliberate obscurity or evasion of clarity.
ob•scurant•ist, n., adj. 
  • French obscurantisme; see obscurant, -ism
  • 1825–35

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