unsharp

adjective

un·​sharp ˌən-ˈshärp How to pronounce unsharp (audio)
: not sharp
an unsharp knife
unsharpness noun

Examples of unsharp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In his mind, the chaos and disorder comes from failures like a lack of organization, unsharp knives, and not using scissors to cut masking tape (one of his many pet peeves). Cesar Hernandez, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unsharp was in 1611

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“Unsharp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsharp. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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