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obtuse
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The House of Mirth
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obtuse -- as in: he is obtuse
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The House of Mirth
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  • She liked their elegance, their lightness, their lack of emphasis: even the self-assurance which at times was so like obtuseness now seemed the natural sign of social ascendency.

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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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