Obtuse vs Simpleminded - What's the difference?

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Obtuse is a related term of simpleminded.


As adjectives the difference between obtuse and simpleminded

is that obtuse is blunt; not sharp while simpleminded is stupid.

obtuse

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * (intellectually dull ): dense, dim, dim-witted, thick (informal) * (of a sound ): deadened, muffled * (blunt ): blunt, dull * (of a triangle ): obtuse-angled

    Antonyms

    * (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

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    simpleminded

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • stupid