obscurant

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An opposer of lucidity and transparency in the political and intellectual spheres
A person who seeks to prevent or hinder enquiry and the advancement of knowledge or wisdom; an agent of endarkenment
One who acts to confound or obfuscate; an obscurantist
Typical of or pertaining to [[#Noun|obscurants]]; obscurantic; obscurantistic
Acting or tending to confound, obfuscate, or obscure
{i} one who obscures; one who opposes progress and the spread of knowledge
{s} making vague; obscuring; opposing progress and the increase of knowledge
One who obscures; one who prevents enlightenment or hinders the progress of knowledge and wisdom
obscurant

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    [ äb-'skyur-&nt, &b ] (adjective.) 1878. Entering English circa 1793–1799“” listed by Dictionary.com Unabridged (v1·1): From German Obskurant“” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary and French obscurant, from classical Latin obscūrant-, stem of obscūrāns“obscurant” listed in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc., present participle of obscūrāre (“to obscure”), from obscūrus (“dark”).

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