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synonyms for obtuseness

On this page you'll find 353 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obtuseness, such as: bewilderment, disregard, illiteracy, insensitivity, blindness, and callowness.

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How to use obtuseness in a sentence

  • "What you are wearing now is pretty enough for anywhere," declared Sam Brewster, with masculine obtuseness.

    And So They Were Married | Florence Morse Kingsley
  • I distrust all intellectual pretension that announces itself by obtuseness of palate!

  • "The flippancy of the half-educated is more obstructive to science than the obtuseness of the ignorant," said he.

    The Poison Belt | Arthur Conan Doyle
  • She ached to tell her doleful brother what, with true masculine obtuseness, he never in the world would guess.

    Thirty | Howard Vincent O'Brien

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