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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bluntness

    Synonyms:
    dulness, obtuseness, stupidity

    Antonyms:
    acumen, acuteness, cleverness, discernment, insight, keenness, penetration, perspicacity, sagacity, sharpness, shrewdness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bluntnessnoun

    the quality of being direct and outspoken

    "the bluntness of a Yorkshireman"

    Synonyms:
    dullness

  2. dullness, bluntnessnoun

    without sharpness or clearness of edge or point

    "the dullness of the pencil made his writing illegible"

    Synonyms:
    dullness, obtuseness

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  1. List of paraphrases for "bluntness":

    frankness, directness

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#98452dullness
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#290675obtuseness

How to use bluntness in a sentence?

  1. Dean Acheson:

    The task of a public officer seeking to explain and gain support for a major policy is not that of the writer of a doctoral thesis, qualification must give way to simplicity of statement, nicety and nuance to bluntness, almost brutality, in carrying home a point.

  2. Allison Ling:

    Bluntness is a virtue.

Images & Illustrations of bluntness

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Translations for bluntness

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  • فظاظةArabic
  • moandys, bryntid, moalid, neuvirrid, moalaght, moandid, bryntysManx
  • trulumsLatvian
  • туповатость, затуплениеRussian

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