a person or thing that obscures, esp. one that opposes or tends to prevent human progress and enlightenment
Origin of obscurant; from Classical Latin obscurantem, accusative of obscurans, present participle of obscurare, to obscure
that obscures; of or constituting an obscurant
One who opposes intellectual advancement and political reform.
- Characterized by opposition to intellectual advancement and political reform.
- Tending to make obscure: an obscurant bank of clouds.
(comparative more obscurant, superlative most obscurant)