complex, cryptic, cryptical, deep, difficult, difficult to understand, enigmatic, enigmatical, esoteric, hidden, impalpable, incomprehensible, intricate, involved, mysterious, profound, recondite, transcendental, unapparent, unintelligible
blurred, blurry, concealed, dim, hard to see, hidden, impalpable, imperceptible, inconspicuous, indefinite, indiscernible, indistinct, invisible, murky, nebulous, pale, shadowy, subtle, unapparent, unclear, undistinguished, unplain, vague, veiled, weak
alien, distant, far, foreign, isolated, private, rare, removed, secluded, strange, unconnected, unknown, unrenowned
associated concepts: obscure meaning
adumbrate, becloud, bedim, befog, begloom, benight, blacken, blind, blur, cast a shadow, cloak, cloud, conceal, cover, cover up, curtain, darken, darkle, dim, disguise, dull, dusk, eclipse, encloud, enshroud, fog, haze, hide, keep in the dark, make dim, make indistinct, mask, mislead, obfuscate, occult, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, screen, shade, shroud, suppress, veil, wrap
- Semper in obscuris quod minimum est sequlmur. — In obscure matters the construction which is least obscure should always be appliedV index allusive, ambiguous, blind (concealed), camouflage, clandestine, cloak, complex, conceal, confound, cover (conceal), de minimus, debatable, difficult, disguise, disorganize, disorient, elusive, enigmatic, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, equivocal, esoteric, hidden, hide, impalpable, inapprehensible, incomprehensible, inconspicuous, indefinable, indefinite, indeterminate, inexplicable, inscrutable, minor, mysterious, nebulous, obfuscate, obliterate, obnubilate, opaque, oracular, plant (covertly place), privy, recondite, secret, shroud, stealthy, ulterior, uncertain (ambiguous), unclear, underlying, unspecified, vague
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
adj.Hidden; not easily discovered; hard to understand.v.To conceal; to make difficult to understand.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.