adverb see obtuse

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  • Obtusely — Ob*tuse ly, adv. In an obtuse manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obtusely — obtuse ► ADJECTIVE 1) annoyingly insensitive or slow to understand. 2) (of an angle) more than 90° and less than 180°. 3) not sharp pointed or sharp edged; blunt. DERIVATIVES obtusely adverb obtuseness noun. ORIGIN Latin obtusus, from obtundere… …   English terms dictionary

  • obtusely — adverb in a stupid manner he had so rapaciously desired and so obtusely expected to find her alone • Syn: ↑dumbly, ↑densely • Derived from adjective: ↑obtuse, ↑dense (for: ↑densely), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • obtusely — See obtuse. * * * …   Universalium

  • obtusely — adverb In an obtuse manner …   Wiktionary

  • obtusely — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. stupidly, dully, unintelligently; see foolishly …   English dictionary for students

  • obtusely — É™b tuːslɪ / tju adv. in an obtuse manner; foolishly, stupidly; dully, bluntly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obtusely — ob·tuse·ly …   English syllables

  • obtusely adv — I didn t even notice the large angle, Tom said obtusely …   English expressions

  • obtusely umbonate — adjective Having a broad and non pointy umbo …   Wiktionary

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