obfuscate [ ob-fuh-skeyt, ob-fuhs-keyt ]verb (used with object), ob·fus·cat·ed, ob·fus·cat·ing.
1. to confuse, bewilder, or stupefy.
2. to make obscure or unclear: to obfuscate a problem with extraneous information.
3. to darken.OTHER WORDS FROM OBFUSCATE
ob·fus·ca·to·ry [ob-fuhs-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], adjective
un·ob·fus·cat·ed, adjectiveWORDS RELATED TO OBFUSCATE
baffle, complicate, perplex, bewilder, conceal, befuddle, puzzle, muddle, confound, rattle, fog, becloud, obscure, darken, cloud, fuddleSYNONYMS FOR OBFUSCATESee more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
1. muddle, perplex.
2. cloud.ANTONYMS FOR OBFUSCATE
1525–35; < Late Latin obfuscātus (past participle of obfuscāre to darken), equivalent to Latin ob-ob- + fusc(us) dark + -ātus-ate
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