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not known to many people; or unimportant or undistinguished
  • As it was, he impressed himself professionally on Europe to an extent that made his comparative personal obscurity, and the failure of Oxford to do justice to his eminence, a puzzle to foreign specialists in his subject.
    Preface (73% in)
obscurity = the condition of not standing out or being well known by many people
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