Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Obtuse"

The meaning of "Obtuse" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa obtuse?
A: Obtuse has two meanings.

In math, an obtuse triangle contains an obtuse angle which is more than 90 degrees but less than 180.

If a person is obtuse, it means they are stupid or it takes them a long time to understand something
Q: O que significa obtuse?
A: You can also say a person is obtuse if they don't notice things or are slow to understand something:
He's so obtuse, I was flirting all night but he didn't get the hint.
Q: O que significa obtuse?
A: a wide angle (used in Mathamatics)

Example sentences using "Obtuse"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com obtuse.
A: The angle in math class was an obtuse angle.

Synonyms of "Obtuse" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre He is obtuse. e He is dull. ?
A: 'Dull' might mean either 'boring' or 'stupid.' 'Obtuse' might mean either being rude or insensitive when you should know better, or being slow to understand/stupid. Obtuse is usually used if the person should know better, like a doctor or someone who you know is smart. Someone being obtuse is a surprise, someone being dull is not.

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words


HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures.

Newest Questions
Newest Questions (HOT)
Trending questions