1 When he arrives he will be met by the obtuse but resolute Lestrade, and I have no doubt that we shall have all our details filled in.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
2 "I have been very obtuse, Watson," said he.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
3 People who are not only weak, but silly or obtuse as well, are often in these difficulties.
4 She liked their elegance, their lightness, their lack of emphasis: even the self-assurance which at times was so like obtuseness now seemed the natural sign of social ascendency.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 4