Definition of Obtusest

1. Adjective. (superlative of obtuse) ¹



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Definition of Obtusest

1. obtuse [adj] - See also: obtuse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obtusest

obturator vein
obturators
obtusangular
obtuse
obtuse-angled
obtuse-angled triangle
obtuse angle
obtuse leaf
obtuse triangle
obtuse triangles
obtusely
obtusely umbonate
obtuseness
obtusenesses
obtuser
obtusest (current term)
obtusifoliol
obtusion
obtusities
obtusity
obtustatin
obumbrant
obumbration
obumbrations
obv.
obvention
obventions
obversant
obverse
obversely

Literary usage of Obtusest

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1. Literary Friends and Acquaintance: A Personal Retrospect of American Authorship by William Dean Howells (1900)
"He was the most perfectly modest man I ever saw, ever imagined, but he had a gentle dignity which I do not believe any one, the coarsest, the obtusest, ..."

2. Literary Culture in Early New England, 1620-1730 by Thomas Goddard Wright (1920)
"... th' obtusest mind; Loadstone, that drew the iron heart unkind; A pond'rous stone, that would the bottom sound Of Scripture depths, and bring out ..."

3. The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1897)
"It refers to the great affliction of my life, with the most affectionate intentions and the obtusest understanding. I know I am morbid, but this thing ..."

4. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"She hurled a contemptuous look at this obtusest of Saxons. "Am I complainin', ma'am? Is it me stay on an' the childer sint to school? No, ma'am. ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1838)
"... hot and sultry, would penetrate the obtusest olfactory, though guarded by a dense moustache, bristling 'like the horns of a centipede;' airs embracing ..."

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