Obfuscation Definition

obfuscations
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(uncountable) The act or process of obfuscating, or obscuring the perception of something; the concept of concealing the meaning of a communication by making it more confusing and harder to interpret.

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(uncountable) Confusion, bewilderment, or a baffled state resulting from something obfuscated, or made more opaque and muddled with the intent to obscure information.

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(countable) A single instance of intentionally obscuring the meaning of something to make it more difficult to grasp.
During the debate, the candidate sighed at his opponent's obfuscations.
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(computing, uncountable) The option to alter computer code, preserving its behavior but concealing its structure and intent.
You need to turn on obfuscation for these classes.
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Other Word Forms of Obfuscation

Noun

Singular:
obfuscation
Plural:
obfuscations

Origin of Obfuscation

  • From Latin obfuscationem (15th century), from obfuscāre (“to darken”), from ob (“over”) + fuscāre (“to make dark”), from fuscus (“dark”).

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