256 - Obtuse

Obtuse : Adj

  1. (formal, disapproving) slow or unwilling to understand something (Oxford)
  2. [usually before noun] (geometry) (of an angle) between 90° and 180° (Oxford)
  3. stupid and slow to understand, or unwilling to try to understand (Cambridge)

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Sentence (s)

  1. Are you being deliberately obtuse? (Oxford)
  2. He was either completely ignorant or being wilfully obtuse. (Oxford)
  3. I’m not trying to be obtuse, but I don’t get it. (Cambridge)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • being deliberately obtuse
  • being wilfully obtuse
  • trying to be obtuse

Synonym(s)

  1. Dumb
  2. Imperceptive

Antonym(s)

  1. Intelligent
  2. Sharp

Word Family

  1. Obtuseness