The energy is clearly growing to rid this country of the fear-based rule of obtuse, aged white men.
He is diminutive to meet, a coy and obtuse public speaker and a derivative thinker.
Or at least not obtuse about The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.
Tail flat, oblong, obtuse, with a reticulated naked surface.
Now, my friends, are any of you obtuse enough to swallow that?
Even the obtuse faculties of the hostler had been drilled into knowing nothing of any other auberge in the town but his own.
An obtuse-angled triangle has one obtuse angle, as A, Figure 62.
Indeed, it is amusing to observe that we speak of the English as obtuse in humor, just as they speak of the Scotch.
The characters are taken very lightly, but at least they are not obtuse and awkward.
She knew that within his splendid physique was a spirit, valiant perhaps, but obtuse.
early 15c., "dull, blunted," from Middle French obtus (fem. obtuse), from Latin obtusus "blunted, dull," also used figuratively, past participle of obtundere "to beat against, make dull," from ob "against" (see ob-) + tundere "to beat," from PIE *(s)tud-e- "to beat, strike, push, thrust," from root *(s)teu- "to push, stick, knock, beat" (cf. Latin tudes "hammer," Sanskrit tudati "he thrusts"). Sense of "stupid" is first found c.1500. Related: Obtusely; obtuseness.
obtuse ob·tuse (ŏb-tōōs', -tyōōs', əb-)
Lacking quickness of perception or intellect.
Not sharp or acute; blunt.