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obscure
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
not known to many people; or unimportant or undistinguished
  • He was a lonely ghost uttering a truth that nobody would ever hear. But so long as he uttered it, in some obscure way the continuity was not broken. It was not by making yourself heard but by staying sane that you carried on the human heritage.
    p. 27.9
obscure = undistinguished
  • She must have followed him here, because it was not credible that by pure chance she should have happened to be walking on the same evening up the same obscure backstreet, kilometres distant from any quarter where Party members lived.
    p. 101.2
obscure = not known to many people (or seemingly unimportant and uninteresting)
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