beat, blunt, deaden the senses


  • obtuse

    Someone is obtuse when they are slow to understand things; someone can choose to be obtuse when they deliberately do not try to figure things out.

  • contuse

    injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of

  • contusion

    an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

  • obtuseness

    the quality of being slow to understand

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