7 letter word starting with ob

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
obconic adjective Alt. of Obconical
obdured adjective Obdurate; hard.
obelion noun The region of the skull between the two parietal foramina where the closure of the sagittal suture usually begins.
obelisk noun An upright, four-sided pillar, gradually tapering as it rises, and terminating in a pyramid called pyramidion. It is ordinarily monolithic. Egyptian obelisks are commonly covered with hieroglyphic writing from top to bottom., A mark of reference; — called also dagger [/]. See Dagger, n., 2., To mark or designate with an obelisk.
obelize verb t. To designate with an obelus; to mark as doubtful or spirituous.
obesity noun The state or quality of being obese; incumbrance of flesh.
obeying present participle & vb. noun of Obey
obitual adjective Of or pertaining to obits, or days when obits are celebrated; as, obitual days.
oblatum noun An oblate spheroid; a figure described by the revolution of an ellipse about its minor axis. Cf. Oblongum.
obliged imp. & past participle of Oblige
obligee noun The person to whom another is bound, or the person to whom a bond is given.
obliger noun One who, or that which, obliges.
obligor noun The person who binds himself, or gives his bond to another.
oblique adjective Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from, the base; slanting; inclined., Not straightforward; indirect; obscure; hence, disingenuous; underhand; perverse; sinister., Not direct in descent; not following the line of father and son; collateral., An oblique line., To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction., To march in a direction oblique to the line of the column or platoon; — formerly accomplished by oblique steps, now by direct steps, the men half-facing either to the right or left.
oblonga plural of Oblongum
obloquy noun Censorious speech; defamatory language; language that casts contempt on men or their actions; blame; reprehension., Cause of reproach; disgrace.
obolary adjective Possessing only small coins; impoverished.
obolize verb t. See Obelize.
obovate adjective Inversely ovate; ovate with the narrow end downward; as, an obovate leaf.
obscene a/ Offensive to chastity or modesty; expressing of presenting to the mind or view something which delicacy, purity, and decency forbid to be exposed; impure; as, obscene language; obscene pictures., Foul; fifthy; disgusting., Inauspicious; ill-omened.
obscure superl. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim., Of or pertaining to darkness or night; inconspicuous to the sight; indistinctly seen; hidden; retired; remote from observation; unnoticed., Not noticeable; humble; mean., Not easily understood; not clear or legible; abstruse or blind; as, an obscure passage or inscription., Not clear, full, or distinct; clouded; imperfect; as, an obscure view of remote objects., To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the dark; to hide; to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious, beautiful, or illustrious., To conceal one’s self; to hide; to keep dark., Obscurity.
obsequy noun The last duty or service to a person, rendered after his death; hence, a rite or ceremony pertaining to burial; — now used only in the plural., Obsequiousness.
observe verb t. To take notice of by appropriate conduct; to conform one’s action or practice to; to keep; to heed; to obey; to comply with; as, to observe rules or commands; to observe civility., To be on the watch respecting; to pay attention to; to notice with care; to see; to perceive; to discover; as, to observe an eclipse; to observe the color or fashion of a dress; to observe the movements of an army., To express as what has been noticed; to utter as a remark; to say in a casual or incidental way; to remark., To take notice; to give attention to what one sees or hears; to attend., To make a remark; to comment; — generally with on or upon.
obtrude verb t. To thrust impertinently; to present without warrant or solicitation; as, to obtrude one’s self upon a company., To offer with unreasonable importunity; to urge unduly or against the will., To thrust one’s self upon a company or upon attention; to intrude.
obverse adjective Having the base, or end next the attachment, narrower than the top, as a leaf., The face of a coin which has the principal image or inscription upon it; — the other side being the reverse., Anything necessarily involved in, or answering to, another; the more apparent or conspicuous of two possible sides, or of two corresponding things.
obviate verb t. To meet in the way., To anticipate; to prevent by interception; to remove from the way or path; to make unnecessary; as, to obviate the necessity of going.
obvious adjective Opposing; fronting., Exposed; subject; open; liable., Easily discovered, seen, or understood; readily perceived by the eye or the intellect; plain; evident; apparent; as, an obvious meaning; an obvious remark.