Obtuseness
Obtuseness Ob*tuse"ness, n. State or quality of being obtuse. [1913 Webster]

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  • obtuseness — index ignorance, opacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obtuseness — obtuse ► ADJECTIVE 1) annoyingly insensitive or slow to understand. 2) (of an angle) more than 90° and less than 180°. 3) not sharp pointed or sharp edged; blunt. DERIVATIVES obtusely adverb obtuseness noun. ORIGIN Latin obtusus, from obtundere… …   English terms dictionary

  • obtuseness — noun see obtuse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obtuseness — See obtusely. * * * …   Universalium

  • obtuseness — noun Something that is obtuse …   Wiktionary

  • obtuseness — ob tuse·ness || É™b tuːsnɪs / tuːs n. state of being obtuse; stupidity; dullness; bluntness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obtuseness — n. 1. Bluntness. 2. Dulness, stupidity, stolidity, doltishness, obtusion, obtusity. 3. Dulness, obscurity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • obtuseness — ob·tuse·ness …   English syllables

  • obtuseness — noun 1. the quality of being slow to understand • Syn: ↑dullness • Derivationally related forms: ↑obtuse, ↑dull (for: ↑dullness) • Hypernyms: ↑stupidity …   Useful english dictionary

  • dullness — noun 1. the quality of being slow to understand • Syn: ↑obtuseness • Derivationally related forms: ↑obtuse (for: ↑obtuseness), ↑dull • Hypernyms: ↑stupi …   Useful english dictionary

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