obfuscation

[ UK /ˌɒbfəskˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌɑbfəˈskeɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. confusion resulting from failure to understand
  2. the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered
  3. darkening or obscuring the sight of something
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How To Use obfuscation In A Sentence

  • The answer to providing a modicum of security for interpreted applications has to this point been obfuscation - - making the code look different so it can be difficult to decompile and figure out.
  • He should be forced to face up to his platitudes and obfuscations over the past four years.
  • For him to warp my book in this way, while calling me, absurdly, a "hardliner" in quite a different context (Israel) and then conceding that I do not consider Muslims mystical anti-Semites, is surely an obfuscation of the whole discussion. 'The Great Hatred'
  • But sly obfuscation and specious fault-finding don't help. Globe and Mail
  • At best they were footnotes on the contrary theme, at worst outright obfuscation.
  • The obfuscation method works only because Microsoft's IIS permits a non-standard decode of html (so Apache servers, for example, are not affected).
  • If you have a provable scientific claim, especially one where you cite significant observable effects, there is no need to promote it through the medium of bombast and obfuscation.
  • You know the kind of stupefying sesquipedalian obfuscation where the scribe appears to be in cahoots to get a commission every time you have to stop and look up a word. Is Godot your middle name, Bill O��Reilly?
  • Suitably chastened, may I humbly entreat him to, unambiguously and without obfuscation, answer a few pertinent questions?
  • Our delirium is the somber side-effect of a nation under sedation, induced by a heroin-like injected haze of obfuscation and trepid tentativeness to break free of our "pusher. Bush's Wonderland and through the Looking Glass of Iraq
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