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obtuse

adjective

Definition of OBTUSE

1
lacking sharpness of edge or point <obtuse scissors designed so that young users will not cut themselves>
2
not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily <forgive me for being obtuse, but I wish you'd explain that to me again>

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