What is the opposite of sharp?

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Adjective
Opposite of able to pierce or cut with relative ease
“He sighed and rested the blunt end of his broadsword against his shoulder, gazing sightlessly around the battlefield.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a reasonable or high level of intellect
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“He was too slow to realize that it was his own carelessness that led to his dismissal.”
Adjective
Opposite of exploitative, usually in an unscrupulous manner
“Regularly letting the public know that what we're doing is above-board and honest will help our profession in the long run.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or producing a sudden and intense piercing sensation
“I endured a dull pain in my head for the rest of the day.”
Adjective
Opposite of of having extreme clarity or definition
“Honestly, if the details are that blurry, it is probably time to buy a new television.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a well-dressed person, typically but not necessarily a male
“I looked in the mirror and saw this crumpled old face peering back at me, disheveled, none too clean, and in desperate need of a shave.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes the use of derogatory or derisory language intended to hurt or insult others
“The young woman was crying so deeply that no kind words or gentle touches would heal the pain.”
Adjective
(sweet) Opposite of refers to an intense or acrid flavor
“Many relish its sweet taste, but it is, by and large, an acquired one.”
Adjective
(bland) Opposite of refers to an intense or acrid flavor
“When you try to make a light chowder, you end up sacrificing flavor and heartiness, and the soup becomes bland.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes an intense coldness that can feel like it is penetrating the body
“All he wants is someplace warm, where palm trees blow in balmy breezes along a gentle, rolling surf.”
Adjective
Opposite of diminishing to a point or edge
“All the kids on my block played stoop ball at my house because we had smooth rounded edges on our stairs.”
Adjective
Opposite of having the ability to perceive, comprehend and respond in a speedy manner
“It was strange that he should be so imperceptive of her charms.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a sudden or dramatic change in direction
“So the ideal line involves starting your turn early, swinging wide, and making a round, smooth, gradual turn.”
Adjective
Opposite of a loud piercing sound
“Yet for her it was only a dull sound, ringing in the back of her mind like some long-forgotten memory.”
Adjective
Opposite of a psychological feeling of intuition
“He had a mild inkling that she was attracted to him.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes speediness
“She spoke to the horse, who moved on at an irritatingly slow pace.”
Adjective
Opposite of contemptuously ridiculing or mocking someone or something
Adjective
Opposite of very low or below average in temperature
Adjective
(of a sense) Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“Due to his age, little Gip may have weak eyes, but he still whips his tail into a frenzy when he sees me.”
Adjective
Opposite of uncomfortably or unpleasantly cold
“Fog is formed when warm moist air moves over a cold surface”
Adjective
Opposite of using one's wits to solve a problem
“He was helpless and could not figure out how to get himself out of the mess he was in.”
Adjective
Opposite of alert and vigilant
Adjective
Opposite of rather rude, curt or abrupt in speech or manner
“Mitch was always courteous and would always put others before himself.”
Adjective
Opposite of recognizably different in nature from something else of a similar type
Adjective
Opposite of rudely brief
Adjective
Opposite of having a pitch or frequency at the upper end of the auditory range
Adjective
Opposite of unpleasantly rough or jarring in smell or taste
“You can relish the palatable dishes while enjoying the panoramic view by the beach side.”
Adverb
Opposite of exactly or as stated without any margin for error
“You can get there approximately twenty minutes before the show to set yourselves up.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a sudden or unexpected manner
“We watched the ship fade gradually from view as it sailed away.”
Adverb
Opposite of exactly as stated or indicated
Noun
(slang, dated) Opposite of a highly skilled person in a particular skill or knowledge
“He chose not to turn professional after the Olympics, and instead competed for four more years as an amateur.”
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