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[ɒbtjˈuːs], [ɒbtjˈuːs], [ɒ_b_t_j_ˈuː_s]

Synonyms for Obtuse:

blunt (adjective)

blunt, dull, pointless, rounded, unpointed, unsharpened.

dull (adjective)

apathetic, benumbed, besotted, boorish, bovine, cloddish, comatose, dense, dim, doltish, drowsy, lethargic, loutish, ponderous, sleepy, slow, sluggish, soporific, stupefied, thick-witted.

indiscreet (adjective)

indiscreet, insensitive, tactless, undiscerning, unselective.

Other synonyms and related words:

Boeotian, COS, Grey, Imperceptive, Impercipient, Spoony, Thick-headed, Weak-minded, abrupt, acute angle, addle-brained, addle-headed, addle-pated, addled, affectless, anaesthetic, anaesthetised, anesthetic, anesthetized, angle of x, arctic, asinine, asleep, astigmatic, autistic, backward, balmy orbarmy, batty, bemused, bird-brained, birdbrained, black, bleak, blind, block-headed, blockheaded, blockish, bluff, blunt-edged, blunt-ended, blunt-pointed, blunt-witted, blunted, bluntish, bonehead, boneheaded, boring, borne, brain dead, brainless, bubbleheaded, callous, case-hardened, catatonic, chill, chilly, chloroformed, clod-like, cold, cold as charity, cold-blooded, coldhearted, compact, confused, cool, cosine, cotangent, crack-brained, crass, crazy, cretinous, cuckoo, daft, darkish, dead, deadened, deadening, degree, deliberately vague, demented, derivative, dim-sighted, dim-witted, dimmed, dimwitted, dippy, dispassionate, dizzy, dopey, dopy, dorky, dotty, dozy, drugged, dull of mind, dull-edged, dull-headed, dull-pated, dull-pointed, dull-witted, dulled, dullish, dumb, dunderheaded, dunderpated, edentate, edgeless, emotionally dead, emotionless, empty-headed, erratic, faint, faired, far from sharp, fat-headed, fat-witted, fatuitous, fatuous, feather-brained, feather-headed, feeble-minded, flat, foolish, frigid, frosted, frosty, frozen, goofy, gormless, gray, gross, gross-headed, half-hearted, half-witted, halfwitted, hard, hard-boiled, hardened, hare-brained, heartless, heavy, hebetudinous, highly diluted, ho-hum, icy, idiotic, ignorant, imbecile, imbecilic, immovable, impassible, impassive, impenetrable, impervious, inactive, inane, inapt, indifferent, inert, inexcitable, insane, insensate, insensible, insentient, insulse, insusceptible, inured, irksome, irrational, jerky, knuckle-headed, lacking in insight, lamebrain, languid, leaden, leuco-, light-headed, loony, lumpish, lunkheaded, mad, maudlin, mentally retarded, mindless, minute, miter, moronic, muddle-headed, muffled, mute, muted, near-blind, nescient, nonemotional, nonsensical, not pointed, not sensible, not sharp, not spelled out, numb, numbed, numbskulled, numskulled, nuts, nutty, oafish, obdurate, objective, oblique, oblique angle, obliquity, opaque, out of touch, ox-like, pachydermatous, palsied, palsy-stricken, paralytic, passionless, perpendicular, perpendicular a, phlegmatic, pin-headed, potty, proof, prosaic, purblind, rattle-brained, rattle-headed, reentering angle, right angle, round, salient angle, sappy, scatterbrained, screwy, self-absorbed, senseless, shadowy, shallow, silent, silly, simple, simple-minded, sine, slow on uptake, slow-witted, smoothed, soft, softheaded, soulless, speechless, spherical angle, spiritless, steeled, stolid, stoned, subdued, subnormal, supine, tame, tedious, thick, thick-brained, thick-pated, thick-skinned, thick-skulled, thickheaded, thickskulled, thimble-witted, thoughtless, thudding, tiny-minded, tiresome, tomfool, toothless, torpedinous, torpid, torporific, tough, toughened, unaffectionate, uncomprehending, unedged, unemotional, unfeeling, unfelt, unimaginative, unimpassioned, unimpressionable, uninstructed, unintelligent, uninterested, unloving, unpassionate, unperceptive, unresponding, unresponsive, unscholarly, unsharp, unsmart, unstable, unsubdivided, unsusceptible, unsympathetic, untouchable, vacuous, vague, visually challenged, visually impaired, wacky, wanting, weak, wearisome, wispy, witless, wooden, wooden-headed.

Rhymes for Obtuse:

  1. misuse, produce, noose, mousse, reuse, loose, induce, coos, reduce, excuse, disuse, recluse, profuse, moose, bruce, truce, deuce, luce, seduce, zeus, spruce, sluice, juice, use, goose;
  2. adduce, diffuse, abuse, abstruse, deduce, caboose;
  3. reproduce, introduce, disabuse;
  4. reintroduce;

Quotes for Obtuse:

  1. I think when kids just see well -crafted poetry, it's just obtuse to them. It's hard to relate to. Jewel Kilcher.