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synonyms for obtusely

  • dumbly
  • dully
  • foolishly
  • unintelligently
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How to use obtusely in a sentence

The city marshal obtusely didn't look inside the door for visual evidences of any trouble within; he would listen to no reason.
BACK HOMEIRVIN S. COBB
When do women want the bulky, solid reasons obtusely demanded by men before they can be enemies?
THE WOMAN WITH THE FANROBERT HICHENS
Branches obtusely 4-sided, hairy; flowers pale lilac, in interrupted panicles, agreeably sweet-scented in late summer.
TREES OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESAUSTIN C. APGAR
The neck and legs are short; the ears are likewise short, obtusely pointed, and lie close to the head.
OREGON AND ELDORADOTHOMAS BULFINCH
Achene obtusely triangular, partly 3-celled, enclosed in the indurated calyx.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Capitulum, flattened, gradually blending into the peduncle; summit square, rarely obtusely pointed.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 1 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
Capitulum, with the membrane very thin; summit obtusely pointed.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 1 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
The tops of these posts are obtusely beveled to an edge, and at the bottom they are notched to correspond.
PEAT AND ITS USES AS FERTILIZER AND FUELSAMUEL WILLIAM JOHNSON
The branches of each arm are curved convexly one to another, ending obtusely.
REPORT ON THE RADIOLARIA COLLECTED BY H.M.S. CHALLENGER DURING THE YEARS 1873-1876, FIRST PART: PORULOSA (SPUMELLARIA AND ACANTHARIA)ERNST HAECKEL
Grain is oblong, obtusely trigonous, or concavo-convex, red-brown and rugulose on the ventral side.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OBTUSELY

  • foolishly
  • heedlessly
  • impulsively
  • inconsiderately
  • obtusely
  • passionately
  • purblindly
  • recklessly
  • regardlessly
  • senselessly
  • thoughtlessly
  • tumultuously
  • unreasonably
  • unreasoningly
  • willfully
  • without rhyme or reason
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.