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How to Pronounce obtuse?

Correct pronunciation for the word "obtuse" is [ɒbtjˈuːs], [ɒbtjˈuːs], [ɒ_b_t_j_ˈuː_s].

Definition of obtuse

  1. Blunt; not pointed or acute; denoting an angle larger than a right angle; dull; not sharp. Obtuse-angled, having obtuse angle. See Obtund.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the adjective for obtuse?

The adjective form of the word "obtuse" is "obtuse".

Usage over time for obtuse:

This graph shows how "obtuse" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What is the plural form of obtuse?

The plural form of the word "obtuse" is "obtuse angles".

What is the singular form of obtuse?

The singular form of the word "obtuse" is "obtuseness"

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