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- n. obtuseness
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- n. Obtuseness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Obtuseness; dullness: as, obtusity of the ear.
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Calling Tolstoy a crackpot is not only nonsense, it displays moral obtusity.
Re: Calling Tolstoy a crackpot is not only nonsense, it displays moral obtusity.
And keep in mind the obtusity of the British government.
There is some amusing human nature conclusion that I'm sure can be drawn from the number of emails, phone calls, and instant messages I've gotten about my anti-obtusity comments earlier.
The professor, giving him one look, to be sure of his sanity, and a second to be sure of his obtusity, answered gravely, above a convulsion of laughter:
"You don't mean to say you have heart disease?" said Nattie, seeing danger fast approaching, and taking refuge in obtusity.
For Quimby, with all his obtusity, had an inkling of the power of mystery, and was already far enough on the road to love to be jealous.
I think I should have stayed with him but for the abnormal obtusity of his facial angle.
On the other hand, the pubic hair should be dark in order to emphasize the breadth of the pelvis and the obtusity of the angle between the mons veneris and the thighs.
Some ladies would have thought it high time to leave the Squire alone with his chestnut tree; or, at all events, unnecessary to keep up that tone of high-souled feminine obtusity which they are quite justified in adopting if gentlemen will not speak out -- but Jane again does neither.