Witless vs Obtuse - What's the difference?
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Witless is a related term of obtuse.
As adjectives the difference between witless and obtuse
is that witless
is destitute of wit or understanding; wanting thought; hence, indiscreet; not under the guidance of judgment while obtuse
is blunt; not sharp.
Destitute of wit or understanding; wanting thought; hence, indiscreet; not under the guidance of judgment.
* This term is frequently found in phrases such as (term), (term), and so on.
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