Definition of offuscate in English:

offuscate

verb

rare
  • 1with object To bewilder, confuse (a person); to dim.

  • 2with object Figurative. To cast into darkness or shadow; to render obscure.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Painter (?1540–1594), translator and administrator. From post-classical Latin offuscat-, past participial stem of offuscare, variant of obfuscare obfuscate.

Pronunciation

offuscate

/ˈɒfəskeɪt//ˈɒfʌskeɪt/