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blunt

adjective

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2 lacking sharpness of edge or point
  • a blunt knife won't open that package

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blunt

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of blunt (Entry 2 of 2)

to reduce or weaken in strength or feeling
  • the mushy music blunted the effect of the movie's final tragic scene

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Adjective

dull, blunt, obtuse mean not sharp, keen, or acute. dull suggests a lack or loss of keenness, zest, or pungency. a dull pain a dull mind blunt suggests an inherent lack of sharpness or quickness of feeling or perception. a person of blunt sensibility obtuse implies such bluntness as makes one insensitive in perception or imagination. too obtuse to take the hint

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