Synonyms and Antonyms of obtuseness
the quality or state of lacking intelligence or quickness of mind
- Our guest's obtuseness was such that he failed to take even the broadest hint that it was time to leave.
brainlessness, denseness, density, dim-wittedness, doltishness, dopiness, dullness (also dulness), dumbness, fatuity, foolishness, mindlessness, oafishness, senselessness, simpleness, slowness, stupidity, stupidness, thickness, vacuity, witlessness
absurdity, asininity, balminess, craziness, daftness, dottiness, fatuousness, folly, idiocy, inaneness, inanity, insanity, lunacy, madness, nonsensicalness, nuttiness, preposterousness, silliness, wackiness, zaniness
acumen, alertness, astuteness, discernment, insight, judgment (or judgement), perception
sagacity, sageness, sapience, wisdom, wit
logicalness, rationality, reasonableness, soundness, validity