What is the difference between dim and obtuse?
Dim is a synonym of obtuse.
As adjectives the difference between dim and obtuse
is that dim
is not bright or colorful while obtuse
is blunt; not sharp.
As a verb dim
is to make something less bright.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Blunt; not sharp.
Intellectually dull or dim-witted.
Indirect or circuitous.
Of sound: deadened or muffled.
(geometry) Of an angle: greater than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees.
(geometry) Of a triangle: with one obtuse angle.
* (intellectually dull ): dense, dim, dim-witted, thick (informal)
* (of a sound ): deadened, muffled
* (blunt ): blunt, dull
* (of a triangle ): obtuse-angled
* (intellectually dull ): bright, intelligent, on the ball, quick off the mark, quick-witted, sharp, smart
* (of a sound ): clear
* (blunt ): pointed, sharp
* (of an angle ): acute
* (of a triangle ): acute, acute-angled