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obtuse -- as in: he is obtuse
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Great Expectations
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  • This was so very aggravating—the more especially as I found myself making no way against his surly obtuseness—that I said, disregarding Herbert’s efforts to check me,— "Come, Mr. Drummle, since we are on the subject, I’ll tell you what passed between Herbert here and me, when you borrowed that money."

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  • too obtuse to grasp the implications of his behavior
  • How can she be so brilliantly incisive on one page and so infuriatingly obtuse on the next?

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