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Definition of "obfuscation" []

  • The act or process of obfuscating, or obscuring the perception of something; the concept of concealing the meaning of a communication by making it more confusing and harder to interpret. (noun)
  • Confusion, bewilderment, or a baffled state resulting from something obfuscated, or made more opaque and muddled with the intent to obscure information. (noun)
  • A single instance of intentionally obscuring the meaning of something to make it more difficult to grasp. (noun)
  • The option to alter computer code, preserving its behavior but concealing its structure and intent. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "obfuscation" in a sentence
  • "The only way to deal with bluster and obfuscation is to keep hammering at the facts and spelling out their implications."
  • "Except for a very few reasonably tangible questions, most offered by Democratic Senators, this hearing has been an exercise in obfuscation and outright racist demogogary."
  • "Hitler pics on Obama and the true Hitlers of the Homeland, Liebenstrom, livingroom scam to sway the masses in obfuscation/deceptions."