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2 definitions found
 for obfuscation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Obfuscation \Ob`fus*ca"tion\ ([o^]b`f[u^]s*k[=a]"sh[u^]n), n.
     [L. obfuscatio.]
     The act of darkening or bewildering; the state of being
     darkened. "Obfuscation of the cornea." --E. Darwin.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  obfuscation
      n 1: confusion resulting from failure to understand [syn:
           bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement,
           befuddlement, mystification, bafflement,
           bemusement]
      2: the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving
         them baffled or bewildered [syn: mystification,
         obfuscation]
      3: darkening or obscuring the sight of something

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