Obfuscate Law and Legal Definition

Obfuscate means to make obscure or unclear. It is the concealment of intended meaning in communication, making communication confusing, intentionally ambiguous, and difficult to interpret. It can be deliberate confusing in order to conceal the truth. For example: Repetitive and overlapping arguments cannot obfuscate the fact that a timely termination petition was not filed; Before leaving the scene, the murderer set a fire to obfuscate any evidence of his or her identity.