Synonyms of obtuse in English:


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1‘I wondered if he was too obtuse to pick up what I was driving at’

stupid, dull, slow-witted, slow, dull-witted, unintelligent, witless, half-baked, half-witted, doltish, lumpish, blockish, imperceptive
uncomprehending, bovine, stolid, crass, insensitive, thick-skinned
informal dim, dense, thick, thickheaded, dim-witted, slow on the uptake, dumb, dopey, dead from the neck up, boneheaded, blockheaded, lamebrained, chuckleheaded, dunderheaded, wooden-headed, pig-ignorant, log-headed, muttonheaded
British informal divvy, dozy
Scottish, Northern English informal glaikit
North American informal dumb-ass, chowderheaded
South African informal dof
West Indian informal dotish
rare hebete

clever, astute, shrewd, bright