bemusement vs obfuscation what difference

what is difference between bemusement and obfuscation

English

Etymology

bemuse +‎ -ment

Noun

bemusement (plural bemusements)

  1. The state of being bemused.

Translations



English

Etymology

From Latin obfuscatio (15th century), from obfuscāre (to darken), from ob (over) + fuscāre (to make dark), from fuscus (dark).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

obfuscation (countable and uncountable, plural obfuscations)

  1. (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.
    1. (computing, uncountable) The alteration of computer code to preserve its behavior while concealing its structure and intent.
      You need to turn on obfuscation for these classes.
  2. (uncountable) Confusion, bewilderment, or a baffled state resulting from something obfuscated, or made more opaque and muddled with the intent to obscure information.
  3. (countable) A single instance of intentionally obscuring the meaning of something to make it more difficult to grasp.
    During the debate, the candidate sighed at his opponent’s obfuscations.

Related terms

  • obfuscate
  • obfuscatory

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔp.fys.ka.sjɔ̃/

Noun

obfuscation f (plural obfuscations)

  1. (programming) obfuscation

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