Synonyms for blunt
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Having a thick edge or point, as an instrument; not sharp.
To repress or weaken, as any appetite, desire, or power of the mind; to impair the force, keenness, or susceptibility, of; as, to blunt the feelings.
Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious; wanting the forms of civility; rough in manners or speech.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Bluff is a word of good meaning, as are frank and open. The bluff man talks and laughs loudly and freely, says and does whatever he pleases with fearless good nature, and with no thought of annoying or giving pain to others. The blunt man says things which he is perfectly aware are disagreeable, either from a defiant indifference to others' feelings, or from the pleasure of tormenting.
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having a broad or rounded end
"thick marks made by a blunt pencil"
used of a knife or other blade; not sharp
"a blunt instrument"
blunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulderadjective
characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
"blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation"
blunt, crude(a), stark(a)verb
devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
"the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"
make less intense
numb, benumb, blunt, dullverb
make numb or insensitive
"The shock numbed her senses"
make dull or blunt
"Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"
make less sharp
"blunt the knives"
make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation
"Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"
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How to use blunt in a sentence?
Be Like the crayon...... Blunt,sharp,Long or Short...... Always add colours to others lives
The politician is ... trained in the art of inexactitude. His words tend to be blunt or rounded, because if they have a cutting edge they may later return to wound him.
I can tell you that there was a pretty candid exchange of views, i think we've been pretty blunt in describing the concerns that we have with China's behavior in cyberspace. We have been blunt in our assessment that that has significant consequences for our economy and for our national security.
Let me blunt. Hope is not a strategy.
To be blunt, I’m not sure why a ‘four-figure ad buy’ is even making news, for context, political campaigns in Florida spend eight figures. I have never heard of a ‘four figure’ ad buy in Florida until today, actually.
Translations for blunt
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- нечувствителен, рязък, притъпявам, тъп, безцеремонен, глупав, притъпенBulgarian
- romCatalan, Valencian
- stumpf, Blunt, abgestumpft, unverblümt, abstumpfen, ungehobeltGerman
- αμβλύς, αμβλύνωGreek
- obtuso, embotar, romo, embotadoSpanish
- hidasälyinen, tylppä, marihuanasavuke, tylsä, latistaa, tylsyttää, suorasukainen, marisätkä, lässäyttääFinnish
- idiot, émousser, sot, réprimer, obtus, émoussé, abruptFrench
- spuntato, ottusoItalian
- 鈍い, ブラントJapanese
- truls, neassLatvian
- тап, тапиMacedonian
- stomp, botDutch
- cego, beque, reprimir, rombo, brusco, cegar, obtusoPortuguese
- tocit, neascutitRomanian
- тупой, грубыйRussian
- туп, tupSerbo-Croatian
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