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ob·tuse

(ob-tūs'),
1. Dull in intellect; of slow understanding.
2. Blunt; not acute.
[see obtund]

ob·tuse

(ob-tūs')
1. Dull in intellect; of slow understanding.
2. Blunt; not acute.
See: obtund

obtuse

(ŏb-tūs′) [L. obtusus]
1. Not pointed or acute; dull or blunt.
2. Of dull mentality.

obtuse

blunt.
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