Definition of Obtusity

1. n. Obtuseness.



Definition of Obtusity

1. Noun. obtuseness ¹

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Definition of Obtusity

1. the state of being obtuse [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obtusity

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

Literary usage of Obtusity

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1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1892)
"And, it is a fact recognised for some time but not as yet proved by exact methods that a lack of moral sense is often accompanied with an obtusity of the ..."

2. American English by Gilbert Milligan Tucker (1921)
""A terrible thing obtusity of sight would be to me."— Scott, Fam. Letters, 2.19.165 (1823). Or after gerund. "Not the clothing or feeding of Christ but the ..."

3. The Addresses and Journal of Proceedings of the National Educational Association by National Educational Association (U.S.) (1876)
"The explanation of the whole thing is found in the moral obtusity of the ... The masses of men are honest in intention; the danger lies in their obtusity. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine: Giving the Definition, Etymology and by Daniel Hack Tuke (1892)
"... great majority of cases to inflammatory affections of the middle and internal ear. He found no constant relation between defective hearing and obtusity ..."

5. The Contemporary Review (1871)
"... he has cried aloud to a perverse generation till his very name has become the synonym for moral heartlessness and political obtusity. ..."

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