Verb(1) make less intense(2) make numb or insensitive(3) make dull or blunt(4) make less sharp(5) make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation
Adjective(1) having a broad or rounded end(2) used of a knife or other blade; not sharp(3) characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion(4) devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
(1) His right hand holds the gun on her unwaveringly, the blunt tips of round lead bullets in its chambers clearly visible from the business end.(2) Of course, our stoner friend is caught blood-red handed while trying to roll up the blunt .(3) During short conversation with the reporter, he was somewhat blunt but at least he was quite gentle in tone.(4) When the corn is ready, the ears should be full and blunt at the tip, and the husks should be dark green and tightly folded.(5) He adopted a team approach based on traditional British values and they managed to blunt the Chelsea edge.(6) I went to counseling and therapy, but it didn't really help much, the only thing that could help me release my pain was a blunt .(7) From the tip of its rubbery duck-bill to the end of its blunt tail it is no more than 50 cm long.(8) She became more aggressive, her temper became shorter, but she was still blunt with a few smart-alec remarks here and there.(9) But her effort to blunt the criticism by spending the week on television and in news media briefings may have had the opposite effect.(10) So being the blunt person that I am, I asked him about it.(11) Dan is blunt ; he speaks straight to the point without unnecessary embellishment, whereas I get paid for embellishing.(12) The scans showed that only brain areas associated with the sensation of touch were activated when volunteers were touched with blunt needles.(13) Swords of the bronze age were characteristically short in blade length, heavy for their size, and with a relatively blunt cutting edge.(14) This is a pretty blunt warning that candidates who are seen as anti-American, or as hoping for things to go wrong, are doomed.(15) She was blunt and honest, brutally so, and her style suffered from it.(16) Sea otters have flat, blunt tails as well as webbed hind paws.
(1) blunt weapon :: stomp wapen
(2) blunt instrument :: stomp voorwerp
(3) to be blunt :: doekies om te draai
(4) to blunt :: om stomp
(5) be blunt :: wees stomp
2. rounded ::
3. straightforward ::
4. candid ::
5. crude ::
6. dull ::
7. numb ::
8. deaden ::
1. circuitous ::
blunt, blunted, blunter, bluntest, blunting, bluntly, bluntness, blunts
Word Example from TV Shows
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The BLUNT instrument
that will be the focus of my murder trial?
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 9
to these BLUNT messages
and to insults without a...
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 10
Your hands are BLUNT tools guided
by my knowledge of the nervous system.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 24
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