Definitions For Obtuse


  • Slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
  • Lacking in insight or discernment
  • (of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex


  • Of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees

Is Obtuse a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Obtuse is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Obtuse in a Sentence

  • He is too obtuse to take a hint.
  • obtuse scissors designed so that young users will not cut themselves

Synonyms for Obtuse

Antonyms for Obtuse

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