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Career ContextPlay
Used when discussing someone's public recognition, often in arts or sports. SlideMany talented artists remain in obscurity due to lack of exposure.
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Not Always NegativePlay
'Obscurity' can be chosen or welcomed, not just a result of failure. SlideHe chose a life of obscurity over the stresses of fame.
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Temporal AspectPlay
Often implies a change over time, from being known to less known. SlideHer inventions slid into obscurity after the initial hype died down.