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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A policy of opposition to enlightenment or the spread of knowledge.

Usage examples (32)
  • Мракобесие is usually rendered as obscurantism, which isn't always a satisfying translation.
  • Instead, our problem is becoming obscurantism, which is a deliberate hiding of the facts by vested interests who know they are injuring us.
  • Economists strangely seem even more prone to this kind of obscurantism than the rest of the world.
  • Cultural relativism undermines the moral certitude of our principal enemy, Catholicism (aka "obscurantism") for more
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