## What does obtuse mean and acute mean?

‘Obtuse’ or ‘Abstruse’? Let’s look at it from another angle. In geometry class we learn about obtuse angles: those are the wide ones, greater than 90 degrees, in contrast to acute angles, which are smaller than 90 degrees. An acute angle makes a sharp point, while an obtuse person is not all that sharp intellectually.

## What does it mean to be acting obtuse?

Obtuse, which comes to us from the Latin word obtusus, meaning “dull” or “blunt,” can describe an angle that is not acute or a person who is mentally “dull” or slow of mind. The word has also developed a somewhat controversial sense of “hard to comprehend,” probably as a result of confusion with abstruse.

Is there a word unintelligent?

deficient in intelligence; dull; stupid. not endowed with intelligence.

### What’s the difference between acute and obtuse?

Acute angles measure less than 90 degrees. Right angles measure 90 degrees. Obtuse angles measure more than 90 degrees.

### Who is not intelligent?

What is another word for not intelligent?

unintelligent stupid
ignorant mindless
obtuse idiotic
imbecilic moronic
unsmart daft

What is dyadic effect?

The dyadic effect is a phenomenon that occurs when the number of links between nodes sharing a common feature is larger than expected if the features are distributed randomly on the network.

## What do you call someone who refuses listening?

When a person is inexorable, they’re stubborn. An inexorable person is hard-headed and cannot be convinced to change their mind, no matter what.

## Does obtuse mean big?

The adjective obtuse is good for describing someone slow on the uptake: “Don’t be so obtuse: get with the program!” The adjective obtuse literally means “rounded” or “blunt,” but when it’s used for a person, it means “not quick or alert in perception” — in other words, not the sharpest tool in the shed.

What’s the difference between an acute and an obtuse angle?

As the Angle Increases, the Name Changes: Type of Angle Description Acute Angle is less than 90° Right Angle is 90° exactly Obtuse Angle is greater than 90° but less than 180° Straight Angle is 180° exactly

### Which is the correct order acute, obtuse and reflex?

Also: Acute, Obtuse and Reflex are in alphabetical order. Also: the letter “A” has an acute angle. So when naming the angles make sure that you know which angle is being asked for ! When measuring from a line: The angle is the amount of turn between each arm.

### Is the Golden Triangle an acute or obtuse triangle?

The golden triangle is the isosceles triangle in which the ratio of the duplicated side to the base side equals the golden ratio. It is acute, with angles 36°, 72°, and 72°, making it the only triangle with angles in the proportions 1:2:2.

Why does the letter a have an acute angle?

Also: the letter “A” has an acute angle. So when naming the angles make sure that you know which angle is being asked for ! When measuring from a line: The angle is the amount of turn between each arm. There are two main ways to label angles: