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Definition of obtuse adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

obtuse

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//əbˈtus//
 
(formal) (disapproving)
 
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slow or unwilling to understand something Are you being deliberately obtuse? Perhaps I'm being obtuse, but what has all this got to do with me?
 
noun [uncountable]
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