Obtuse

Ob*tuse"

(?). a. [Compar. Obtuser (); superl. Obtusest.] [L. obtusus, p. p. of obtundere to blunt: cf. F. obtus. See Obtund.] 1. Not pointed or acute; blunt; -- applied esp. to angles greater than a right angle, or containing more than ninety degrees.
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2. Not having acute sensibility or perceptions; not alert, especially to the feelings of others; dull; stupid; as, obtuse senses. Milton.
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3. Dull; deadened; as, obtuse sound. Johnson.
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Ob*tuse"-an`gled

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ob*tuse"-an`gu*lar

(?), } a. Having an obtuse angle; as, an obtuse-angled triangle.
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