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  • 1obtuse — [äb to͞os′, əbto͞os′; äbtyo͞os′, əbtyo͞os′] adj. [L obtusus, blunted, dull, pp. of obtundere: see OBTUND] 1. not sharp or pointed; blunt 2. greater than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees [an obtuse angle]: see ANGLE1 3. slow to understand or… …

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  • 2obtuse — 1. Dull in intellect; of slow understanding. 2. Blunt; not acute. [see obtund] * * * ob·tuse äb t(y)üs, əb adj, ob·tus·er; est 1) lacking sharpness or quickness of sensibility or intellect 2) not pointed or acute <obtuse pain> …

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  • 3obtuse — obtusely, adv. obtuseness, n. /euhb toohs , tyoohs /, adj. 1. not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect; not sensitive or observant; dull. 2. not sharp, acute, or pointed; blunt in form. 3. (of a leaf, petal, etc.) rounded at the… …

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  • 4obtuse — ob•tuse [[t]əbˈtus, ˈtyus[/t]] adj. 1) not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect; insensitive; dull 2) not sharp, acute, or pointed; blunt 3) bot (of a leaf, petal, etc.) rounded at the extremity 4) indistinctly felt or perceived,… …

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  • 5obtuse — /əbˈtjus / (say uhb tyoohs), /ɒb / (say ob ) adjective 1. blunt in form; not sharp or acute. 2. (of a leaf, petal, etc.) rounded at the extremity. 3. not sensitive or observant; stupid; dull in perception, feeling, or intellect. 4. indistinctly… …

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  • 6obtuse — adj. 1 dull witted; slow to understand. 2 of blunt form; not sharp pointed or sharp edged. 3 (of an angle) more than 90° and less than 180°. 4 (of pain or the senses) dull; not acute. Derivatives: obtusely adv. obtuseness n. obtusity n. Etymology …

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  • 7ob|tuse´ness — ob|tuse «uhb TOOS, TYOOS», adjective. 1. not sharp or acute; blunt. 2. having an angle of more than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees: »an obtuse triangle. 3. Figurative. slow in understanding; stupid: »He was too obtuse to take the hint. 4.… …

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  • 8ob|tuse´ly — ob|tuse «uhb TOOS, TYOOS», adjective. 1. not sharp or acute; blunt. 2. having an angle of more than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees: »an obtuse triangle. 3. Figurative. slow in understanding; stupid: »He was too obtuse to take the hint. 4.… …

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  • 9ob|tuse — «uhb TOOS, TYOOS», adjective. 1. not sharp or acute; blunt. 2. having an angle of more than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees: »an obtuse triangle. 3. Figurative. slow in understanding; stupid: »He was too obtuse to take the hint. 4. a) …

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  • 10dull — adj 1 *stupid, slow, dumb, dense, crass Analogous words: *lethargic, sluggish, comatose: phlegmatic, stolid, *impassive, apathetic: *backward: retarded (see DELAY vb) Antonyms: clever, bright …

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  • 11literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 12ORGE — Poussant à l’état sauvage dans les steppes qui bordent la Caspienne, l’orge est cultivée depuis le Néolithique. On distingue trois familles, se subdivisant en de multiples variétés: les orges à deux rangs (paumelles), les orges à quatre rangs… …

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  • 13dull — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English dul; akin to Old English dol foolish, Old Irish dall blind Date: 13th century 1. mentally slow ; stupid 2. a. slow in perception or sensibility ; insensible < somewhat dull of h …

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  • 14Deductive reasoning — Deductive reasoning, also called deductive logic, is reasoning which constructs or evaluates deductive arguments. Deductive arguments are attempts to show that a conclusion necessarily follows from a set of premises or hypotheses. A deductive&#8230; …

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  • 15Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm — Nietzsche Robin Small LIFE AND PERSONALITY Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844–1900) is one of those thinkers whose personalities cannot easily be separated from their achievements in philosophy. This is not because his life was an unusually&#8230; …

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  • 16Colorado tick fever — virus Virus classification Group: sii Genus: Coltivirus Species: Colorado tick fever virus …

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  • 17Breast — The milk engorged breast of a pregnant woman …

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  • 18Memoirs of a Virus Programmer — by Pete Flies, is a novel that puts satire and psychology in the pit together to examine the motives of a young disgruntled employee and his attempt to bring down an elephant sized company. The main character, Johnny Pepper, sets his virus&#8230; …

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  • 19Level of consciousness — (LOC) is a measurement of a person s arousability and responsiveness to stimuli from the environment.cite book |author=Kandel ER, Jessell, Thomas M.; Schwartz, James H. |title=Principles of neural science |publisher=McGraw Hill |location=New York …

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  • 20Altered level of consciousness — This article is about the medical concept. For the philosophical concept, see Consciousness. Altered level of consciousness An intracranial hemorrhage, one cause of altered level of consciousness ICD 10 R …

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