Meaning of OBTUSE in English

OBTUSE

transcription, транскрипция: [ əbtju:s, AM -tu:s ]

1.

Someone who is obtuse has difficulty understanding things, or makes no effort to understand them. ( FORMAL )

I’ve really been very obtuse and stupid...

ADJ

• ob‧tuse‧ness

Naivety bordering on obtuseness helped sustain his faith.

N-UNCOUNT

2.

An obtuse angle is between 90° and 180°. Compare acute angle. ( TECHNICAL )

ADJ

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