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Adjective
Having an edge or point that is not sharp
“The best you can do is to remove most of the substance from the carpet using a blunt knife.”
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Having a flat or rounded end
“It was like a contest between a man with a rifle and a man with a blunt club.”
Adjective
Rather direct or abrupt in speech or manner
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“From that humorous mouth came a very blunt question about the intimate workings of my inner mechanism.”
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Rather rude or ill-natured in speech or manner
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“She refrains from showing anger over Blanche's blunt remark about her shabby apartment.”
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Brief, concise, and to the point
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Expressing opinions or feelings freely or loudly
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(of a person) Lacking sophistication or refinement
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Not flattering
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Aggressively vigorous or forceful
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Vigorously keen or severe in expression or style
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Behaving, spoken or done in a determined and forceful way
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With directness or without compromise
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Having or showing a tendency to be easily annoyed or angered
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Not restrained or restricted
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Lacking in intelligence
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Done or happening without careful consideration
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To decrease in strength or intensity
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“Even poor recording cannot quite blunt the thrill of hearing Artie Shaw's clarinet once again.”
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To degenerate or weaken the strength or vitality of
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“Wellstone announced that he had a mild form of multiple sclerosis, but said the degenerative neurological disease would not blunt his energy.”
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To make or become less sharp
“The pericarp of this fruit, hard enough to blunt the blade of a knife, could not resist the incisors of the little monkey.”
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To use a narcotic in order to make (someone) drowsy or insensible
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To put under the influence of medication
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To make or become flat or flatter
Noun
A cannabis cigarette
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