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Meaning of OBSCURANTISM

Pronunciation:  ub'skyûrun`tizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a deliberate act intended to make something obscure
  2. [n]  a policy of opposition to enlightenment or the spread of knowledge
 

OBSCURANTISM is a 12 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation, policy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ob*scur"ant*ism\, n.
The system or the principles of the obscurants. --C.
Kingsley.

 

 

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