HyperDic: obtuseness

English > 2 senses of the word obtuseness:
NOUNcognitionobtuseness, dullnessthe quality of being slow to understand
attributeobtusenessthe quality of lacking a sharp / sharp edge or point
English > obtuseness: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe quality of being slow to understand.
Synonymdullness
Narroweroscitancy, oscitancedrowsiness and dullness manifested by yawning
BroaderstupidityA poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
Adjectivesobtuseslow to learn or understand
obtuselacking in insight or discernment
English > obtuseness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of lacking a sharp / sharp edge or point.
Broaderdullness, bluntnessWithout sharpness or clearness of edge or point
OppositeacutenessThe quality of having a sharp / sharp edge or point
Adjectivesobtuse(of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex

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