obtuse: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ub-ts', -tys'), [key]
— adj.
  1. not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect; not sensitive or observant; dull.
  2. not sharp, acute, or pointed; blunt in form.
  3. (of a leaf, petal, etc.) rounded at the extremity.
  4. indistinctly felt or perceived, as pain or sound.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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