Adjective(1) of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees(2) (of a leaf shape(3) lacking in insight or discernment(4) slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
(1) Really, I can't understand how Raspberry would be so obtuse to confuse cause and effect.(2) The muri have an obtuse shape (black arrowhead).(3) Walls unexpectedly meet at acute and obtuse angles rather than commonplace right angles.(4) The fracture surfaces form acute and obtuse angles with the outer surface of the bone, and they exhibit no perturbations caused by split lines.(5) The largest angle of an obtuse triangle is more than 90 degrees, and the largest angle of an acute triangle is less than 90 degrees.(6) I have noted from reading Hansard and other reports that some members in this House are being deliberately obtuse on this matter.(7) Those who don't get this are either sadly uninformed or deliberately obtuse .(8) When she says Home is ├ö├ç├┐quite difficult to describe├ö├ç├û because ├ö├ç├┐it doesn't have a plot ├ö├ç├û, McCartney isn't being awkward or obtuse , just careful.(9) The relatively obtuse rostrum terminates almost directly in front of the anteriormost tooth socket.(10) As if the obtuse angle between his thighs isn't enough, Farrell is actually leaning back in his chair.(11) This is not because they are obtuse or stupid or misdirected.(12) But all their early 90's radical reinvention meant was wrapping the songs in deliberately obtuse production to make it seem cutting edge.(13) To this end, the Peak began to ask how America could be so obtuse as to not understand the motives behind the attack.(14) The inner mysteries consist of more complex or obtuse symbolism which exists within these same stories.(15) Arcomytilus has a truncated posterior flank between two low, obtuse ridges not found on Nodomytilus.(16) Lily wondered if he was deliberately being obtuse .
(1) obtuse angle :: stomphoek
1. stupid ::
2. purblind ::
3. dull ::
1. cutting ::
2. ground ::
3. keen ::
4. pointed ::
5. sharp ::
Different Formsobtuse, obtusely, obtuseness
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