- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)Lack of visibilityNouns — invisibility; nonappearance, imperceptibility, indistinctness; mystery, delitescence (see concealment). See latency, transparency.Verbs — lurk, escape notice, blush unseen; conceal, veil, put out of sight; not see, lose sight of; dematerialize.Adjectives — invisible, imperceptible, indiscernible, unapparent, nonapparent; out of sight, not in sight; behind the scenes or curtain; inconspicuous; unseen, covert, latent; eclipsed, under an eclipse; dim, faint (see dimness); indistinct, indistinguishable; shadowy, indefinite, unseen; ill-defined or -marked; blurred, out of focus, misty (See obscurity); clouded (see cloudiness), veiled.Quotations — I am invisible... simply because people refuse to see me (Ralph Ellison), The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things (Leonardo da Vinci), The artist must be in his work as God is in creation, invisible and all-powerful; one must sense him everywhere but never see him (Gustave Flaubert), What is essential is invisible to the eye (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry).Antonyms, see visibility.II(Roget's IV) n.Syn. obscurity, concealment, camouflage, indistinctness, imperceptibility, invisibleness, indefiniteness, seclusion, latency, cloudiness, haziness, fogginess, mistiness, duskiness, nebulousness, darkness, gloominess, gloom, insubstantiality, incorporeality, immateriality, intangibility, disappearance, vagueness, indefiniteness, indiscernibility, indistinguishability, unnoticeability.
English dictionary for students. 2013.