The definition of obtuse is something that isn’t sharp.(adjective)
An example of obtuse is a child’s pair of scissors.
The definition of obtuse is someone who is slow to understand things.(adjective)
An example of obtuse is someone who listens to a joke but doesn't understand the punchline.
Obtuse is defined as a general and dull sensation.(adjective)
An example of obtuse is pain that is throughout a part of the body.
See obtuse in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L obtusus, blunted, dull, pp. of obtundere: see obtund
See obtuse in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective ob·tus·er, ob·tus·est
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin obtūsus
Origin: , past participle of obtundere, to blunt; see obtund.
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