of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees
(of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex
lacking in insight or discernment;
"too obtuse to grasp the implications of his behavior"
"a purblind oligarchy that flatly refused to see that history was condemning it to the dustbin"
slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity;
"so dense he never understands anything I say to him"
"never met anyone quite so dim"
"although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"
"dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"
"he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"
"worked with the slow students"
- "Sometimes it looks more like an obtuse triangle," Winter said.
- You were too obtuse to take the hint.
- The obtuse editor did not know he was being nibbled at.
How obtuse I had been not to suspect some trouble at home behind Grass's aggressive behaviour.出自： U. Bentley
- stupid 愚蠢的
- dull 呆滞的
- slow 慢的
- dense 密集的
- slow-witted 笨的
- blunt 钝的
- opaque 不透明的
- wooden 木制的
- insensitive 不敏感的
- dull-witted 愚蠢的
- simple-minded 愚蠢的
- imperceptive 无感觉的
- dumb 哑的
- purblind 半盲的
- dim 暗淡的
- acute 严重的