Associations to the word «Obfuscation»

Wiktionary

OBFUSCATION, noun. (uncountable) The act or process of obfuscating, or obscuring the perception of something; the concept of concealing the meaning of a communication by making it more confusing and harder to interpret.
OBFUSCATION, noun. (uncountable) Confusion, bewilderment, or a baffled state resulting from something obfuscated, or made more opaque and muddled with the intent to obscure information.
OBFUSCATION, noun. (countable) A single instance of intentionally obscuring the meaning of something to make it more difficult to grasp.
OBFUSCATION, noun. (computing) (uncountable) The option to alter computer code, preserving its behavior but concealing its structure and intent.

Dictionary definition

OBFUSCATION, noun. Confusion resulting from failure to understand.
OBFUSCATION, noun. The activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered.
OBFUSCATION, noun. Darkening or obscuring the sight of something.

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery