Synonym of obscure

Alternative for obscure

obscures, obscured, obscuring, obscurer, obscurest

Synonym: dark, dim, faint, fuzzy, hazy, indefinite, indistinct, shadowy, unclear, vague,

Antonym: clear,

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Not fully explained, discovered or known about
unclear mysterious clouded uncertain unconfirmed vague ambiguous doubtful dubious hazy hidden indistinct murky nebulous unestablished unknown unresolved unsettled confused debatable enigmatic indefinite indeterminate shadowy unascertained undecided undefined undetermined undisclosed concealed equivocal imprecise indistinguishable opaque speculative apocryphal blear in doubt ill-defined open to question up in the air yet to be decided cryptic questionable puzzling inexplicit unintelligible enigmatical inexact unsure arcane abstruse inconclusive fuzzy perplexing unrecognized indecisive unperceived unrecognised undiscovered tenebrous muddy sketchy secret clear as dishwater dark unbeknownst unrevealed cloudy untold arguable vacillating unspecified blurred unexplained confusing dubitable unnoted borderline weak iffy unnamed in question occult equivocating unapprehended in the balance inscrutable unsound bewildering muddled hinky mystic deep elliptical elliptic Delphic open to debate at issue chancy problematic fuliginous open open to argument woolly bleary foggy double-edged problematical anonymous remote imperfect dim wooly muzzy unidentified nameless undistinguished strange unheard of unfamiliar impressionistic unpredictable incalculable unforeseeable hesitant muffled undivulged dicey intangible indiscernible dodgy irresolute wavering elusive unbeknown unfixed suspect pending moot disputable contentious noteless doubtable controversial controvertible unverified unreliable unprovable unproven negotiable in dispute issuable marginal in limbo spurious disputed not definite open to doubt under advisement flimsy not obvious under examination open to discussion hypothetical contingent

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Not clearly expressed or easily understood
abstruse arcane enigmatic cryptic esoteric mysterious occult opaque puzzling deep recondite incomprehensible confusing elliptical subtle unfathomable baffling impenetrable intricate mystical mystifying unclear unintelligible ambiguous complex convoluted elliptic enigmatical inexplicable inscrutable involved murky mystic nebulous oblique oracular riddling uninterpretable vague abstract coded dark perplexing strange unexplained complicated Delphic fuliginous illegible illogical inconceivable incredible indecisive insoluble secret secretive technical far-out double-edged as clear as mud not easily understood clear as mud hard to understand clear as dishwater Greek to me equivocal hidden difficult bewildering unaccountable profound hard concealed veiled cabalistic unknowable indecipherable indistinct unexplainable sibylline uncanny involuted covert cabbalistic knotty hermetic wildering involute uncertain fathomless paradoxical labyrinthine beyond comprehension indefinite tortuous hermetical clandestine unsolvable hazy indirect roundabout tricky misleading inexplicit evasive circuitous tangled elaborate dense difficult to understand doubtful indeterminate peculiar odd confused thorny sophisticated incognizable unrevealed little known rarefied over one's head dubious serpentine ungraspable Byzantine labyrinthian shadowy byzantine sphinxlike weird undecipherable heavy Gordian tenebrous shrouded recherché elusive clouded circumlocutory muddled winding periphrastic jumbled baroque rambling daedal beyond one out-of-the-way problematical devious entangled inconclusive Daedalian private insolvable fiddly implied inexplainable inner curious unreadable questionable gnomic bizarre Greek cloaked impossible to understand tough beyond one's grasp black indescribable confounding underlying shifty troublesome beyond understanding complicate sinuous detailed fancy interlaced foggy obfuscated unknown full of twists and turns debatable ambivalent arguable unimaginable acroamatic orphic incoherent unsolved equivocating prevaricating indiscernible inexact imprecise unanswerable queer amphibological apocryphal Delphian beats me undefinable mumbled cagey two-edged personal deceptive garbled open to debate open to argument stealthy undercover unexplicit surreptitious meandering backhanded inarticulate inextricable duplicitous uncomprehensible crooked wandering awkward problematic repressed unapparent curving twisted elusory inaccessible challenging incalculable hinted at underhand blurred individual cloak-and-dagger internal twisting deceitful cumbersome inaudible mazy sneaky anfractuous covered above one's head mixed knotted bamboozling surprising stonewalling circular sneaking hard to follow long-drawn-out Daedalean hi-tech erratic fanciful supernatural intense ulterior polysemous polysemic polysemantic multivocal subliminal cryptical dry hypermetric weighty serious metaphysical little-known pedantic Alexandrian scholarly academic magical secreted funny undiscoverable intimate unnatural mysterial ineffable teasing stumping stickling unresolvable intellectual cerebral meaningless highbrow arduous subjective gray grey implicit shrouded in mystery mazelike taxing full of surprises beyond you irresolvable unresolved unconcluded refined borderline nubilous purblind imperceptive slurred too deep mind-boggling mind-bending senseless scrambled slippery suspicious hard to solve vexing advanced hard to explain gnarly thought-provoking without a solution unable to be solved indigestible labyrinthial labyrinthical labyrinthiform labyrinthic labyrinthal contradictory blurry unusual circumlocutionary ambagious astonishing unparalleled extraordinary freakish freak cunning shuffling uphill terrible ramified reticular formidable effortful bemusing muzzy open fuzzy disreputable anagogic freaky fluky dissembling spooky rum sophistical all Greek to someone double Dutch beyond your grasp above your head too hard to understand too difficult to understand disguised collateral obliquitous unheard-of unwonted uncommon all Greek to me really hard very hard all Greek to you intangible casuistic false casuistical noncommittal masked off the wall underground furtive curled curvy curling crazy bending curved windy non-committal conspiratorial hush-hush suppressed subconscious fraudulent illusory backstairs closet deviating excursive muffled sly sneak privy underhanded stealth camouflaged unspecific fallacious muttered halting faltering hesitant ill-defined in ambush on the QT unenlightened hugger-mugger behind someone's back behind-the-scenes unseen top-secret surprise backdoor hole-and-corner remote detouring errant removed digressing flexuous digressory straying diverting fugacious transient phantom shy fleeting greasy imponderable transitory insubstantial tenuous volatile evanescent hesitating stuttering stammering stumbling speechless mute voiceless unexposed unrecognizable invisible shielded unrecognisable hooded screened tongue-tied disjointed deviant zigzag reticent unvocal mumbling maundering clumsy poorly spoken divergent ravelled sidelong ornate rococo heterogeneous multifaceted multifarious variegated nuanced unforeseen subsidiary vagrant snaking unplanned long-winded tacit eventual long understood sinister discursive long way home inferred raveled high-tech can of worms maze-like mixed up drawn-out

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Physically or visibly unclear or indistinct
blurred faint indistinct clouded murky vague cloudy veiled fuzzy misty shadowy hazy obscured blurry foggy indiscernible indistinguishable unclear nebulous shady obfuscated undefined indefinite indeterminate blear bleary Cimmerian crepuscular dim distorted gauzy imprecise muddy unfocused wooly woolly ill-defined out of focus lacking definition opaque pale undetermined ambiguous smoky dark formless nebulose confused uncertain muzzy bleared unformed doubtful barely perceptible hard to make out amorphous inexact hard to see muddled inexplicit dense dusky overcast heavy inconspicuous dull loose shapeless rough faded indefinable smoggy filmy fogged intangible mushy unrecognizable unrecognisable turbid unsure tenuous equivocal unspecific approximate imperceptible riley vaporous sketchy mucky unsettled general roily roiled gloomy unexplicit leaden nubilous nontranslucent nontransparent disorganized impalpable dismal lowering soupy befogged distant broad thick disorganised open-ended not clear gaseous steamy ambivalent remote unshaped structureless unstructured slight unformulated emulsified unsubstantial vapory unobtrusive inchoate imperfect some kind of enveloped dewy shrouded bleached light illusory feeble unintelligible obfuscous visionary dreamy undistinct out-of-focus low resolution muffled incoherent incomprehensible inaudible ill-organized impenetrable muddied soft elusive enigmatic dreamlike tenebrous hardly noticeable hardly detectable impervious unlimited evasive unknown dubious unfixed oracular hard to understand innumerable inexhaustible wide noncommittal indeterminable undependable brumous hazed beclouded louring riled scrambled chaotic dirty sedimentary polluted impure feculent overclouded approximative liberal unmeticulous unrigorous inaccurate ballpark random rambling changeable fluid flexible open squishy non-specific

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(of a place or location) Remote or secluded in nature
remote secluded distant sequestered faraway isolated removed cloistered godforsaken inaccessible lonely outlying solitary covert far hidden lonesome quiet retired secret sheltered unreachable cut-off far-off far removed far-flung far off out of the way out-of-the-way hard to find unget-at-able off the beaten track in the back of beyond in the middle of nowhere unfrequented backwoods deep jerkwater off the beaten path lone off the map in the hinterlands Barcoo in the backwoods in the booay in the sticks in the backblocks in the backveld in the platteland in the tall timbers beyond the black stump off-lying unapproachable away undiscovered desolate god-knows-where in a backwater cut off private outer outermost peripheral middle of nowhere afar apart disconnected incommunicado far-out far-removed beyond boondocks foreign unknown unsettled back frontier wild far flung in the depths of … off beaten track external provincial alien outlandish deserted uninhabited unpopulated barren long desert unpeopled ways miles good ways miles away stone's throw end of rainbow lost well away quite a ways beyond the horizon unvisited undisturbed concealed tucked away in the boondocks difficult to get to abandoned unexplored neglected vacant forgotten virgin forsaken unoccupied vacated exotic strange empty impassable bare untenanted forlorn furthest unattainable detached fringe uncontactable evacuated uncivilized unmapped untravelled uncultivated impervious disused extreme uncivilised new inconvenient uncharted unused derelict bleak depopulated dreary outside beyond reach free waste out of reach uninhabitable hard to get to hidden away marooned nonnative un-get-at-able hard-to-reach ulterior elusive abroad aloof ruined void rejected unfamiliar marginal suburban border perimeter unplumbed rough inhospitable trackless unmanaged unfarmed rugged destroyed at a distance a long way a good way unresearched untouched in the distance in the boonies unidentified unsurveyed unheard-of unnamed farthest remotest furthermost disowned destitute uninviting sad depressing cheerless lorn little known not mapped ultimate farthermost utmost dissociated separate separated disengaged divorced companionless friendless without a friend in the world homesick outmost disparate beyond your ken independent outward severed withdrawn extrinsic extraneous

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Humble in position or status
lowly humble inferior low plebeian proletarian common ignoble lowborn subordinate low-born low-bred mean ordinary plain poor simple baseborn gentle lower-class low-life low-ranking lumpen meek mild modest peasant prole unwashed vulgar docile dutiful submissive unassuming base deprived everyday menial mundane obsequious prosaic retiring reverential servile withdrawing cast down unpretentious undistinguished commonplace crude declassed average insignificant unimportant underprivileged rough meager unrefined unremarkable severe inconsequential wretched trivial shabby inglorious measly scrubby puny miserable sordid petty beggarly meagre contemptible uncouth paltry plebby pitiful humdrum unfit working-class of low birth of low rank blue-singlet ignominious popular unambitious small sorry mediocre unaspiring lousy middling low-grade second-rate sad low-class cloth-cap unsophisticated traditional banal conventional pedestrian limited democratic people's grassroots blue-collar unimposing unexceptional grass-roots homespun lowbrow run-of-the-mill despicable common or garden demotic dishonourable lesser degraded unworthy minor abject shameful vile secondary second-class disgraceful corrupt wrong infamous craven subsidiary junior second-string subservient execrable currish dirty dishonorable snide detestable degenerate unprincipled improper nasty unchivalrous low-minded reprehensible shameless low-down demeaning degrading ancillary second-fiddle little smaller reduced bottom uncharitable blameworthy discreditable heinous dastardly lewd immoral rotten reproachful coarse scurvy wicked slighter lower-ranking poorer lower dinky second-banana beneath someone small-fry bush-league third-string undersized below someone entry-level subjacent under someone's heel not very important minor-league small-time bottom-rung lower in rank back seat lower in status less important not so important squalid dilapidated seedy slummy sleazy insalubrious dismal dingy mangy broken-down run down down at heel scruffy scuzzy crummy grungy bad ratty ramshackle tacky untidy bedraggled substandard tawdry grotty shoddy threadbare tattered rickety worn-out run-down unkempt decrepit moth-eaten beat-up dog-eared low-rent tatterdemalion down-at-the-heels neglected dumpy tatty bombed-out down-at-heel timeworn tumbledown two-bit rundown

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Not perceptible, not detectable, too small in magnitude to be observed
imperceptible impalpable indistinguishable minute slight small subtle undetectable faint fine inappreciable invisible microscopic shadowy tiny inaudible infinitesimal insensible unnoticeable gradual indiscernible unapparent inconsequential negligible teeny-weeny unobtrusive indistinct minuscule nanoscopic teensy-weensy unclear vague ephemeral evanescent imperceivable imponderable inconsiderable inconspicuous indefinite insignificant light momentary trivial undistinguishable unperceivable impossible to detect barely visible hard to make out hidden concealed camouflaged obscured shrouded covered disguised low-key low-profile covert unseen secret masked out of sight not visible under wraps unrevealed veiled screened undisclosed cloaked modest retiring unemphatic having unconspicuous ordinary soft-pedalled unostentatious quiet muted dim plain unassuming tenuous secretive shy buried unobserved unnoticed undetected imaginary perdu undivulged private enshrouded not in sight tucked away under cover ulterior hidden away covered up odorless indetectable untraceable unintelligible odourless incomprehensible lurking unperceived unremarkable soft low inarticulate imagined impenetrable occult dark unsuspected curtained undiscovered underlying secondary unexpressed hard to understand secreted clandestine unknown underhand unsaid privy on the QT stashed cached hushed up incognito recondite hush-hush put in the hole holed up planted incog guarded not obvious unseeable clouded surreptitious unexposed discreet undercover nonexistent eclipsed intangible unobservable ghostly latent unviewable gaseous ethereal vaporous not in view in the dark out of view barely perceptible gentle easy undiscernible larvate cryptic cabalistic unfathomable unimportant trifling immaterial minor petty paltry piffling exiguous piddling illusive implied sheer elusive inferred attenuate attenuated thin not worth mentioning of no account not worth bothering about moderate not steep

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That cannot be conceived
unconceivable incredible unbelievable implausible inconceivable unthinkable unimaginable fantastic improbable fantastical unconvincing incredulous uncompelling impossible doubtful dubious weak fishy suspect thin flimsy unsubstantial unreasonable reachy farfetched problematic puzzling shaky full of it too much won't wash far out full of holes won't hold water for the birds unlikely questionable preposterous far-fetched absurd debatable unrealistic fanciful ridiculous not likely cock-and-bull tall unplausible hard to believe cock and bull hard to swallow tenuous untenable vague flawed irrational unpersuasive faulty nonsensical poor unsatisfactory inadequate inconclusive unsubstantiated unsound contradictory feeble nebulous ludicrous illogical lame spurious incongruous hollow unsustainable invalid sketchy unsupportable specious irreconcilable senseless indefensible false groundless nonrational vain pathetic unfounded airy unreasoned inconsequent illegitimate inconsequential unreasoning fatuous nutty unimpressive wacky fallacious slight off the wall self-contradictory crazy bizarre strange extraordinary insane unreal outrageous wild foolish astonishing beyond belief inane farcical mad laughable unjustifiable rare outlandish extravagant remote silly baseless amazing staggering hare-brained mind-boggling beyond the bounds of possibility shallow harebrained cockeyed unworkable queer laboured astounding weird idiotic impracticable peculiar scarcely credible risible labored difficult to believe phenomenal stupid incogitable daft loony singular unusual cockamamie barmy insufficient unfeasible kooky strained incoherent half-baked odd insupportable unimagined unique dubitable remarkable fabulous pointless exceptional unapt imbecilic unheard-of breathtaking asinine spectacular suspicious iffy zany off-the-wall unheard of eccentric lunatic screwy mind-blowing unviable exaggerated hard to take out of the question paltry trifling transparent elaborate unattainable unacceptable whimsical unjustified whacky superficial forced impractical inept sophistic futile faint slim defective unsuccessful ill-founded uncommon equivocal wrong highly unlikely balmy incomprehensible unwise comical prodigious shocking uncertain stupendous cock-eyed doubtable surprising funny bewildering stunning miraculous off brainless frail looney wondrous cuckoo kookie out of the ordinary meagre striking meager featherheaded unwarrantable eye-popping non-viable fabricated dishonest way out trivial misleading inexcusable unforgivable shady unsuitable unpardonable distorted ineffectual frivolous sensational erratic capricious unachievable unobtainable contrived puerile unnatural controvertible reasonless erroneous unsupported ineffective goofy unwarranted insubstantial ineffable unrealizable overdone artificial undoable outré curious unspeakable unknowable meaningless disputable monstrous grotesque insuperable insolvable unsolvable romantic ungrounded wishful untold unutterable unscientific derisory abnormal inexpiable insignificant useless hopeless offbeat inconsistent marginal contemptible assailable weakly insoluble mystifying baffling arbitrary flat unordinary overwhelming negligible small irresponsible unconfirmed grandiose inaccessible unthought of oddball insupposable outside infeasible slender potty simpleminded flakey mindless tremendous shonky awful awesome portentous wonderful eye-opening sublime freaky aberrant phony undreamed of witless daffy flaky without foundation unexpected ill-conceived cockamamy dotty screwball dippy lunkheaded crackpot bubbleheaded phoney batty distant tiny outside chance demented make-believe hundred-to-one without basis not in the least likely inconsiderable amazeballs not on fragile hardly possible marvellous marvelous off beam beyond the realm of reason contrary to reason not to be thought of weak-minded half-witted idealistic unicorn counterintuitive foundationless unarguable undefendable refutable tame vaporous inadmissible without justification uncorroborated overblown likely unreachable unwinnable incorrect unthinking embellished untruthful untrue contrary untoward crackbrained hokey unbacked injudicious derisible hyperbolic beyond possibility threadbare moronic puny jerky fool slang tomfool sappy fruitless profitless undependable untrustworthy embroidered histrionic arguable unreliable less likely imcomprehensible sophistical vapid unstable distraught raving disconnected delirious disjointed nominal isolated unhinged deranged extremely implausible extremely unlikely extremely doubtful not expected off your head casuistic unproved blown up maniacal beyond reason won't fly extremely difficult to believe perverse irrelevant unconnected exorbitant reckless slim and none extremely foolish stupidly irresponsible inefficient flabby faltering unpleasing outstanding supernatural impressive awe-inspiring confounding ponderous unmaintainable unverifiable unmanageable unsanctionable complicated caricatural lacking substance bad uncalled-for unbalanced legendary immense weak-kneed undecided speculative unsettled unsure not following reaching hilarious dicey fractional imperceptible diminished minute excessive dodgy scatterbrained lamebrained rad indescribable not making sense uncredible derisive over the top unendurable underhand shifty mysterious O.T.T. a bit much OTT top drawer beyond one's wildest dreams out-of-this-world inapprehensible undreamed-of overdramatic high-flown sensationalized rings phony long shot fat chance notable momentous on thin ice touch-and-go problematical murky crooked bent dark disreputable jaw-dropping unforgettable eye-catching arresting not able to hold water inflated overstated special unwonted uncustomary noteworthy conspicuous past belief open to doubt temporary fleeting brief exceeding uncanny extraordinaire unprecedented serious especial unco atypical preternatural unaccustomed aberrated freak anomalous out-of-the-way not understandable not convincing unfamiliar uncivilised inordinate unconscionable sensationalised extortionate barbarous uncivilized heavy flash gnarly forby beyond wildest dreams ambiguous irregular not quite right devious not kosher unbelieveable recondite mercurial off beaten path never to be forgotten out of this world wackadoodle nonconformist infantile crazy-ass freakish wackadoo beyond your wildest dreams highly coloured imprudent dreamlike surreal rum funky quixotic quirky weirdo foolhardy forlorn insurmountable irresoluble last straw paradoxical irresolvable spaced-out off-kilter little minimal imaginary out of bounds impervious inexecutable impassable irrealizable short-sighted beyond all reason bird-brained out of all reason inappropriate illusory faraway far outlying ambitious visionary scarce illusive suppositious different extreme hallucinatory no-way no-go not possible beyond one out of sight not a prayer not worth considering like herding cats beyond you

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Having or showing great knowledge or learning
erudite learned scholarly lettered knowledgeable cultivated cultured bookish intellectual literary academic civilised civilized educated highbrow studious clever intelligent literate sagacious sage well educated well-read wise brainy cerebral discerning donnish enlightened esoteric illuminated pedantic recondite sophisticated well informed well read well versed widely read genius sapient well-educated into savvy scholastic wise up in the know smart rational thoughtful sharp astute knowing perceptive informed insightful perspicacious bright well-informed brilliant percipient prudent keen shrewd penetrating philosophical profound schooled accomplished swotty judicious acute versed logical canny deep discriminating quick-witted formal egghead sensible serious pedagogic experienced sharp-witted ingenious clerkly earnest reflective exceptional alert quick intuitive expert fast aware gifted supersmart nimble bluestocking ultrasmart refined contemplative abstruse hyperintelligent polished precocious analytical switched-on subtle whip-smart philosophic instructed able didactic formalistic dry with great knowledge overnice eggheaded politic careful schoolish full of insight trained doctrinaire sound urbane inkhorn piercing argute scientific conversant critical gnostic tutored acquainted foresighted taught deep-thinking well-versed creative well-bred impractical ivory-towerish inventive au courant showing great knowledge book-loving cogitative meditative streetwise solemn grave studied precise pedagogical pompous ostentatious stilted arid hairsplitting dull punctilious egotistic fussy priggish sententious particular nit-picking genteel sensitive pedantical advanced good reasoned familiar solid tasteful skilled longhair coached couth intellectualistic intellectualist sussed assiduous eager abreast highbrowed talented posted polite courteous geeky intellective up-to-date understanding clear-sighted observant mannerly incisive whiz versant cosmopolitan nerdish blue nerdy elegant plugged-in sharpened smooth well-taught intellectually aware crack skilful skillful elite masterly adept cool rapier-like au fait down clued-up excellent virtuoso razor-sharp witty heady superior choice whip in the picture clued up genned up up to date Einstein whiz kid on the ball genial first-class very intelligent in the loop first-rate quick on the uptake theoretical well schooled labored introspective musing deliberate considered thinking museful ruminative reflecting pondering calculating measured pensive laboured well-briefed belletristic classical bookly selective metaphysical abstract cunning pointy-headed insighted diligent hard-working educational over-subtle well versed in gracious schoolmasterly book smart sedulous competent long-haired weighty arcane hermetic hermetical foxy apt far-sighted astucious hip cagey sophic psychologic busy bookworm determined grubbing acroamatic occult orphic secret pawky precisionist overprecise hair-splitting nitpicking well mannered crafty nimble-witted resourceful cluey suss agile heads-up quick off the mark long-headed book-learned polymath professorial grounded well-rounded well-grounded omniscient pansophic exquisite nurtured primed fine formed developed corrected initiated professional fitted shaped enriched prepared finished very smart einstein cognizant razor-like worldly razor sharp briefed sharp as a tack artistic worldly-wise apprized well briefed suave artistically aware deliberated debonair abreast of the facts filled in up to speed liberal tolerant high-class savant blue-stocking distingue traveled appreciative chivalrous arty gallant esthetic svelte stylish plugged in tuned in aesthetic travelled chic jet-set classy citified blasé strategic tactful worldly wise mondaine been around media-savvy mature world-weary with good taste desirable tactical justified well-advised well judged well advised well-reasoned well-founded well reasoned well thought out courtly fashionable civil trendy graceful charming dignified decorous modish gentlemanly swish slick well bred spiffy dashing swanky fly snazzy snappy attractive well-mannered ritzy proper respectable handsome tony exclusive seemly ladylike swank voguish schmick in distinguished stately a la mode natty kicky seasoned sassy majestic beautiful affable plush dapper posh nice with it on fleek happening dressy fresh supercool aristocratic unprovincial modern in vogue gentle fastidious self-possessed glib luxurious now fancy trig grand kicking diplomatic swell upscale groovy mod correct uptown lovely trendsetting chichi glamorous opulent with-it noble poised contemporary spruce trim well-behaved obliging impeccable delicate having been around sumptuous ingratiating unctuous up to the minute progressive agreeable decent upmarket pleasant appealing smooth-tongued dressed to kill oily pleasing silver-tongued respectful swinging oversophisticated befitting ultra-modern nifty well-born considerate well-dressed funky big well-groomed de rigueur practical becoming new ceremonious broad-minded in fashion rich bland all the rage original imaginative well-off sublime metropolitan distingué smooth-talking expensive dainty aesthete elitist comely flattering engaging charismatic reasonable august conscious ornate affected inspired likeable likable esthete prim self-assured persuasive elaborate smarmy select well travelled apprised jaunty fetching flash restrained hot accurate designer captivating discreet hep turned-on def pretentious flashy rakish dap absorbing sentient jazzy current neat in style swagger well turned-out latest thing sleek latest bang up to date high-toned in thing tuned-in dressed to the teeth larger than life as if one had just stepped out of a bandbox privileged comfortable discriminative modest high-quality eloquent industrialized good mannered humane lively poetic expressive coffee-table popular honorable honourable cavalier well-brought-up strong fully developed sociable cordial fulsome soft soft-spoken imposing highbred preux lofty adulatory complimentary high-bred conventional womanly plushy unprejudiced glitzy spirited active flippant high-society dicty high-fashion understated downtown airy close rigorous late evolved improved forward high pinpoint spot-on higher mathematical well-travelled responsible reliable dress assured international global highborn blue-blooded patrician avant-garde specialist catholic gregarious planetary public ecumenical gorgeous stunning bling glossy well produced dependable adult culty vivacious faddy in-thing fancy-pants high-minded high-brow faddish clean du jour steezy modernistic showy harmonious groomed presentable splashy pizzazzy pizazzy together well-traveled open-minded smooth-spoken upper-crust mindful flamboyant colorful gay loud proficient confident highly-developed industrialised looking sharp dressed up collected facile composed prestigious last word colourful jet-setting prescient à la mode in the mainstream silky possessed unruffled with experience old matured fitting fit in high feather well put together practised privy across royal coolheaded equable sedate pretty dressed to the nines balanced patronizing hollow prudish straitlaced prissy condescending stuffy confined la-di-da intolerant patronising artificial snooty snobbish precious been there old hand seductive with a knowledge of up on at home practiced switched on with an understanding of no stranger to leet self-composed level-headed grown-up spick and span well-turned-out dolled up well-tailored well-developed clean-cut spiffed-up besuited fashionably dressed well-presented soigné selfish materialistic grasping well groomed well dressed quiet unobtrusive in good taste splendiferous aesthetically pleasing pure chaste unaffected gratifying subdued prestige watchful attentive cautious worldly-minded avaricious greedy covetous high-end deluxe lavish upper-class casual nonchalant cheerful happy sprightly detached buoyant well turned out free-thinking expedient provocative gripping stimulating thought-provoking intriguing callous hardened self-centered unprincipled opportunistic self-centred disenchanted power-loving mondain impressive circumspect commonsensical gnarly massive advisable enchanting art-house sober hip to wised up endearing sane judgmatical judgmatic self-aware vigilant stylin' efficacious sweet prepossessing bewitching adorable cute winning distinctive innovative knowing what's what seasonable wary judicial common-sense just well-judged thorough dreamy lovable entrancing amiable enticing delectable alluring riveting powerful heavy interesting heavyweight fascinating irresistible beguiling winsome adorbs divine luring well versed in the ways of the world all the go enterprising inviting couthy magnetizing bonny delightful magnetic magnetising electrifying le dernier cri capable qualified absorbed engrossed ratiocinative innovational trailblazing fertile originative Promethean innovatory wily dexterous pioneering adroit dextrous sly deviceful ready thinking outside the box clear-eyed classic ornamented rare overdone recherche stylized well-designed

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Strange, unfamiliar or not previously known
new rare unique different dissimilar unusual anomalous curious distinct exotic unfamiliar foreign novel odd original peculiar quaint strange uncommon unconventional alien alternative bizarre extraordinary little known queer unexpected unknown inexplicable intriguing mysterious oddball uncanny weird recondite remarkable remote unexplored uninvestigated unorthodox unaccustomed unprecedented fresh unheard-of aberrant abnormal atypical untried outlandish unrecognized unrecognised out of the ordinary out-of-the-way unwonted uncharacteristic fantastic beyond your ken deviant funny surreal quirky freakish irregular freak unnatural anomalistic distinctive spooky wacky freaky newfangled uncharted brand new uncustomary unheard of previously unencountered outside one's experience eccentric exceptional incongruous singular untypical kooky kookie preternatural offbeat way-out off the wall out of the way mystifying puzzling off-centre perplexing bizarro rum divergent incomprehensible unrepresentative jarring outré undiscovered off-the-wall out there unmapped untravelled baffling unaccountable virgin unco distant monstrous unthinkable inconceivable newsworthy far-off faraway unlike unreal disparate contrary isolated supernatural special crazy screwy wild erratic cranky whacky kinky idiosyncratic funky weirdo zany queerish whimsical exceeding extraordinaire especial surprising aberrated phenomenal daggy awkward left-field far-out spaced-out off-kilter dubious suspicious fishy questionable eerie creepy inconsistent deviating unplumbed non-typical aberrational devious deviate ridiculous ludicrous unordinary weird and wonderful out of place astounding interesting preposterous unresearched droll grotesque astonishing variant altered ready imported not prepared outrageous wonderful extravagant prodigious heteroclite barbarous in left field eye-popping far out unidentified unsurveyed hidden uncultivated unnamed concealed not mapped distinguished exclusive characteristic custom customized signature personalized distinguishing individual particular specialized wacko dilly desolate far limited personalised specialised customised

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No longer in use
obsolete antiquated archaic dated outdated outmoded outworn superannuated fossilised fossilized out of date anachronistic ancient antediluvian antique discarded discontinued disused extinct musty old old-fashioned old hat out out of fashion prehistoric behind the times defunct vieux jeu bygone dead demoded geriatric kaput kaputt mediaeval medieval moribund mossy moth-eaten neolithic Noachian out-of-date prehistorical rusty deprecated dinosaur dusty fallen into disuse fossil gone has-been mouldy moldy no longer in use obsolescent old-hat old-school out-of-fashion out of the ark passé stale superseded timeworn unfashionable past it Stone Age done for had it dead and gone horse and buggy past its sell-by date primitive old-fangled old-time aged quaint out of style olden past clunky creaky oldfangled démodé former olde worlde fusty old-world unhip square not with it vintage horse-and-buggy feudal passe frumpy expired hoary old-fogeyish crusted backward-looking rinky-dink square-toed worn-out frumpish tired of yore unstylish venerable out-of-style forgotten vanished immemorial retro of old antwacky behindhand corny abandoned traditional dowdy neglected void not current dateless primeval primordial conservative of the old school lost bypast retrograde old-timey lapsed backward parachronistic very old nonextant primaeval late odd old as the hills anachronous as old as the hills exhausted hackneyed rococo disapproved cobwebby not modern grown old of olden days out of it unusable unused previous elderly unpopular hoar one-time belated crusty departed relic early last year's unemployed historic age-old long-gone wiped out antiquarian decrepit erstwhile foregone done past its prime ended backwards fogyish unprogressive on its last legs back-number out of commission past one's sell-by date no longer in existence senile passé done to death faded anachronistical yesterday threadbare overused inflexible broken-down hacky remote archaistic long-standing well-established elapsed demode having seen better days gothic barbaric back number old fashioned antediluvial bent clapped out inoperative no longer used stuck in time historical redundant run out no longer current invalid no longer topical non-functioning out of use tacky unremembered unrecalled ex- tasteless dry as dust cheesy old as Adam folk ancestral time-honoured heritage classical old-style way back way back when latter-day lost and gone lost in time consigned to oblivion stagnant styleless primal trashy veteran old style deserted inelegant atavistic null and void waning declining earliest yesterday's overfamiliar not functioning earlier dying out of long ago derelict completed long-ago finished disappearing becoming obsolete ageing gone by vacated forsaken ticky-tack ticky-tacky on the wane on the way out senescent undesirable on the decline not fashionable sometime quondam forepassed unoccupied uninhabited empty evacuated vacant desolate rejected idle aging past recall growing old going out of use going out of fashion in oblivion sunk in oblivion destroyed extinguished inactive exterminated water over the dam water under the bridge down memory lane doused abolished quenched died out terminated deceased nonexistent vanquished cold fallen asleep unknown disappeared lifeless exanimate inexistent no longer extant no longer existing passed on snuffed out no longer known no longer manufactured no longer produced no longer available first pristine original aboriginal primigenial prior primary autochthonous autochthonic indigenous long-established time-honored from the past deep-rooted usual customary initial onetime native established fixed rooted preceding distant anterior antecedent fundamental foregoing time-worn prime domestic endemic born local long ago once long gone recent older gone-by in the olden days back when in the good old days ages ago childhood from way back long forgotten decayed old as Methuselah unoriginal cast-off crumbling elemental basic radical removed habitual conventional untouched by humans long past long departed deep over before the flood background last proto- lower ur- long-lived timeless proleptical popular classic standard regular widespread accustomed taken for granted universal then forever home-grown nascent embryonic elementary predictable inevitable predetermined fated inescapable ordained certain unavoidable destined ex precursory spent at the time of an earlier time one time once upon a time of a former period congenital unacquired ethnic chthonic connate homegrown inherited no more accomplished uncivilised essential uncivilized underivative underlying substratal unevolved uncomplicated coarse underived budding centuries old ago whilom other pre-existing early bird dead and buried over and done with over and done rooted in the past precedent retired traditionalistic orthodox as was behind one ancient history familial family ultraconservative standpat reactionary lineal brassbound paleoconservative archconservative charming picturesque oral unwritten button-down buttoned-down hidebound mossbacked old-line die-hard handed-down colonial Victorian artful cute baroque ingenious Gothic appealing enchanting captivating affected pleasing pretty

Adjective

Extremely morbid or somber, typically suggestive of death or the grave
sepulchral funereal gloomy morbid melancholy mournful sad black bleak darkening dismal forlorn glum godforsaken sombre cheerless chill Cimmerian cloudy cold comfortless dark depressing depressive desolate dire disconsolate doleful drear dreary dreich elegiac elegiacal grave gray grey joyless lonely lonesome lugubrious melancholic mirthless miserable morose murky plutonian saturnine solemn somber sorrowful sullen sunless tenebrific tenebrous woeful wretched deathly dolorous hollow Stygian grim unhappy depressed drab disheartening dejected blue despondent dour dispiriting woebegone dull hopeless uninviting downcast pessimistic crestfallen down oppressive down in the dumps discouraging dim dispirited sorry dingy down in the mouth abject downhearted in low spirits pathetic unwelcoming austere low unpromising heartbreaking heartrending macabre cast down ghastly in the dumps moody low-spirited nightmarish distressed bad distressing uncomfortable saddening gruesome piteous eerie dreadful grisly serious horrific shadowy lurid spooky horrid loathsome terrible inhospitable bare stark ghostly unearthly humourless humorless appalling heavy-hearted inconsolable clinical spookish impersonal long-faced rueful sulky institutional moping mourning teary tearful hideous frightful shocking dirgelike horrible drearisome horrifying grotesque frightening spiritless severe awful gory weird terrifying chapfallen demoralized revolting foreboding heartbroken unpleasant crabbed bland unsmiling Eeyorish disagreeable surly offensive despairing monstrous displeasing chilling tragic draggy dejecting mopey sober deplorable subdued scary detestable sickening grewsome ghoulish hurting chap-fallen afflicted wintry jarring wintery atrocious demoralised in the doldrums down-and-out lamenting dirge-like downbeat poor unfavorable unfavourable earnest sedate discouraged disappointed disheartened uncanny supernatural horrendous stern deathlike pitiable squalid negative broken-hearted defeatist lamentable grief-stricken repulsive weighty sordid fearsome grumpy grieving devastated ominous foul anguished droopy heavyhearted heartsick hangdog heartsore saddened brokenhearted shameful pitiful dragged oppressed weary mopish broody ugly staid repugnant taciturn vile despicable contemptible unfortunate adust execrable grievous inferior lousy intolerable unnatural terrific nightmare devilish sourpuss muted shady troubled indigent scurvy scungy impoverished upsetting fed up sick rotten brassed off cheesed off stony-faced no-nonsense poker-faced acheronian blue funk in a blue funk uncaring ruined abandoned deserted unimpassioned waste solitary spartan maudlin unmoved unpropitious exequial funebrial sorrowing sinister overcast crepuscular poignant plaintive adverse disadvantageous inauspicious cynical brooding nostalgic in the pits portentous sunk in gloom tragical harrowing distressful disappointing bad-tempered uncommunicative threnodic threnodial gloom-ridden bereft phlegmatic ill-tempered unresponsive sable frowning glowering moving touching fatalistic hellish hard feeling down full of gloom looking as if one had lost a pound and found a penny given to looking on the black side having the blahs having blue devils singing the blues upset crushed lorn gut-wrenching worrying looking on the black side acherontic diabolic diabolical sadistic twisted perverted companionless harsh bitter forbidding cut up unenthusiastic suspicious chilly alarmist distrustful doubting cruel gross sickly disgraceful trashy shoddy filthy destitute derisory sour churlish poverty-stricken repellent disgusting nasty objectionable distasteful ill-humoured huffy unacceptable off-putting abhorrent obnoxious undesirable ill-humored hateful odious nauseating reprehensible obscene insufferable bummed out strange phantom preternatural unsavoury sick-making unpalatable noxious beastly fearful nauseous rebarbative godawful exceptionable disgustful loathly creepy spectral faint from hell mortuary haggard wraithlike unbearable beyond the pale corpselike anemic unsavory weak anaemic haunted extraterrestrial hair-raising mysterious other-worldly spine-chilling eldritch blood-curdling alien bizarre pitiless eery haunting unhealthy not of this world phantasmal phantasmic God-awful death-obsessed demoniac fiendish heavenly sublime ethereal inappropriate hyperphysical painful heart-rending disturbing daunting in pain desperate mean regrettable lachrymose sick as a parrot troublesome regretful suffering disquieting troubling direful agonizing hostile affecting pained traumatic agonising threatening agonized choked calamitous ruthful weeping intimidating agonised heavy unlucky destroyed in despair disconcerting menacing galling shot down base dangerous down and out discomforting worthless unfriendly doomy scowling abominable disastrous irksome dolent tough tear-jerking alarming difficult unnerving stressful demoralizing boring weighed down excruciating unwelcome out of sorts paltry baleful as sick as a parrot weepy rough catastrophic grouchy crushing plangent clouded fierce rugged perturbing demoralising stirring torturous dismayed ill-boding colourless lowering shabby crummy barren afflictive dread unamusing tormenting tortured bodeful egregious cast-down afflicting dismaying irritable monotonous colorless bleeding redoubtable formidable hurtful sunk parlous ill-fated perilous exigent remorseful minatory stony exacting taxing unproductive disenchanting pensive sterile infertile dry tormented worrisome gruff arid bony boney dead desert unfertile hardscrabble intense unappealing shamefaced beggarly unsettling wild discontented disgruntled ill ruinous straight tedious wistful piqued agitating sheepish enervated stinking cataclysmic mean-looking wailing aching deploring bewailing bemoaning funeral dolesome brutal flat compassionate arousing commiserative low in spirits louring dusky peeved shattered hairy fraught troublous outrageous cross put out listless unspeakable caliginous gutted racked heinous uncomic outcast devastating crying darkened distraught hellacious darkish down-hearted vexatious fateful unsociable nebulous daunted unlit abysmal extreme bowed down mumpish pressing strained leaden vicious crabby unilluminated all torn up in sorrow in mourning doomed ruthless merciless resigned mardy to be pitied obscured ripped annoying irritating full of sorrow ferocious opaque pitchy stygian lightless rayless apocalyptic ill-omened unkind on a downer repellant down-in-the-mouth trying heart-breaking dusk unpleasing uncongenial long-suffering vexing taken down serious-minded torn up in a bad mood in a funk sick at heart harmful uninspiring lackluster lifeless lacklustre heavy-going deep unexciting blah uninteresting pitch-black pitch-dark humdrum unlikely unencouraging unamused merciful full of despair formal grieved cheap inadequate insignificant apathetic dirgeful dysphoric routine uniform unoptimistic uncultivated gaunt degrading lame broken angst-ridden overwhelmed regimented without energy abashed sapped skeptical beseeching imploring commiserable entreating supplicating savage defeated bereaved heavy with grief mortified overcome with sorrow dolorific bowed lowered torn-up discontent unsatisfied unconsolable suicidal untoward depressant empty dimmed disillusioned taken aback deflated off sluggish repentant contrite dampening helpless evil-looking sorry for oneself sceptical emo glaring bummed-out griefstricken damp traumatized overcome pining testing bearish darksome apologetic penitent sorry for yourself atrabilious dampened drooping dashed sagging feeble dreaded let-down not happy fatal bewildering frustrating have the blahs darkling traumatised frantic anxious let down in the toilet low-down uninhabited unfruitful unmitigable deadly doom-laden life-threatening suggestive of evil nefarious iniquitous flagrant small derisible meagre meager mephitical perplexing aggravating revulsive petrifying excessive inconvenient punk unforgiving soppy sentimental mawkish void unpopulated without hope up the creek flagitious self-reproachful compunctious conscience-stricken steely flinty ungentle critical crucial repressing hindering deterring dissuading inopportune hard-pressed doubtful treacherous injurious precarious jeopardous rocky very bad straitened discommodious full of hardship messy strabilious no-win ill-lit poorly lit badly lit unappetizing unattractive untempting urgent fallow villainous disapproving unsympathetic premonitory drastic lethal mortal can't win blubbering blubbery sobbing moist snivelling tear-filled wet bawling sniveling whimpering watery crippling irretrievable not hopeful not encouraging at the end of your tether not a prayer at end of one's rope in the soup hard-faced stringent hapless destructive cantankerous sinistrous baneful augural malificent doomful impending precursive warning minacious presaging malign suggestive prophetic prescient malefic chronic ashamed bored tired testy peevish resentful pouting petulant oppressing discomposing mortifying doom and gloom unsatisfactory icky unendurable annoyed snappish crotchety crusty fractious hurt ill-starred grotty grody yucky uncool yukky awkward unenticing waspish luckless vexed perverse chippy aloof angry pouty irked exasperated irritated in tears unlovely concerning wounded degraded ailing withdrawn uncooperative obstinate sourpussed querulous stroppy out of humour fretful ornery sulking tyrannical jaded wearied narked dictatorial repressive nerve-racking nail-biting extremely bad nerve-wracking ignominious debased domineering autocratic sated surfeited hacked off dissatisfied satiated blasé hazy despotic unjust undemocratic inhuman draconian in a huff in a mood in the sulks in a strop having a fit of the sulks exposed windswept tyrannous burdensome overwhelming misty foggy humble servile ignoble unworthy slavish menial authoritarian iron-fisted not best pleased sick and tired overbearing anti-democratic punitive searing murderous onerous unfair imperious coercive relentless stiff hardhanded inexorable nubilous unclear beclouded overclouded hazed dishonourable high-handed peremptory overweening up to here rainy subfusc ironhanded backbreaking heavy-handed confining headache rough going demanding hefty superincumbent grovelling dishonorable humiliated subservient meek groveling deferent self-effacing clouded over