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ob·tuse / əbˈt(y)oōs; äb-/ • adj. 1. annoyingly insensitive or slow to understand: he wondered if the doctor was being deliberately obtuse. ∎  difficult to understand: some of the lyrics are a bit obtuse. 2. (of an angle) more than 90° and less than 180°. ∎  not sharp-pointed or sharp-edged; blunt. DERIVATIVES: ob·tuse·ly adv. ob·tuse·ness n. ob·tu·si·ty / -sitē/ n.

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