Definition of obtuse
Origin of obtuse
OTHER WORDS FROM obtuse
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH obtuseabstruse, obtuse
How to use obtuse in a sentence
In building their ambitiously archetypal saga, Koorzen and Harwood have pushed so far into the realm of the unconscious that their film becomes not only opaque, but obtuse.Queer horror film chokes on surrealist pretensions in ‘The One You Feed’|John Paul King|January 15, 2021|Washington Blade
The multi-step process with baseball writers and then the Veterans Committee is model of obtuseness.
It was also (p. 255) supposed valuable in cases of heaviness and obtuseness of intellect.
"What you are wearing now is pretty enough for anywhere," declared Sam Brewster, with masculine obtuseness.And So They Were Married|Florence Morse Kingsley
I distrust all intellectual pretension that announces itself by obtuseness of palate!George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)|George Eliot
"The flippancy of the half-educated is more obstructive to science than the obtuseness of the ignorant," said he.The Poison Belt|Arthur Conan Doyle
She ached to tell her doleful brother what, with true masculine obtuseness, he never in the world would guess.Thirty|Howard Vincent O'Brien
British Dictionary definitions for obtuse
- (of an angle) lying between 90° and 180°
- (of a triangle) having one interior angle greater than 90°