Meaning of BLUNT in English

adj. 1 dull, worn This knife is too blunt to cut bread 2 abrupt, curt, rough-spoken, plain-spoken, short, direct, candid, frank, unceremonious, undiplomatic, inconsiderate, thoughtless, brusque, outspoken, bluff, brash, indelicate, rude, uncivil, ungracious, discourteous, impolite; straightforward, straight, uncomplicated, uncompromising Ralph may be blunt, but at least you know exactly where you stand with him

v. 3 dull, take the edge off You've blunted the scissors cutting that cardboard 4 soften, mitigate, mollify, soothe; efface, dim, obscure, blur, weaken Mother's love is an absorbing delight, blunting all other sensibilities

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