1. confusion resulting from failure to understand

Similar word(s): bafflement, befuddlement, bemusement, bewilderment, mystification, puzzlement

Definition categories: thought, confusedness, confusion, disarray, muddiness

2. the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered

Similar word(s): mystification

Definition categories: act, activity

3. darkening or obscuring the sight of something

Definition categories: act, blackening, darkening

Sentences with obfuscation as a noun:

- During the debate, the candidate sighed at his opponent's obfuscations.

- You need to turn on obfuscation for these classes.