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Unsharpened vs. Blunt

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Unsharpenedadjective

Not sharpened.

Bluntadjective

Having a thick edge or point; not sharp.

Unsharpenedadjective

not sharpened

Bluntadjective

Dull in understanding; slow of discernment; opposed to acute.

Bluntadjective

Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious; wanting the forms of civility; rough in manners or speech.

‘the blunt admission that he had never liked my company’;

Bluntadjective

Hard to impress or penetrate.

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Bluntadjective

Slow or deficient in feeling: insensitive.

Bluntnoun

A fencer's practice foil with a soft tip.

Bluntnoun

A short needle with a strong point.

Bluntnoun

(smoking) A marijuana cigar.

Bluntnoun

money

Bluntnoun

A playboating move resembling a cartwheel performed on a wave.

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Bluntverb

To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker; to make blunt.

Bluntverb

(figuratively) To repress or weaken; to impair the force, keenness, or susceptibility, of

‘It blunted my appetite.’; ‘My feeling towards her have been blunted.’;

Bluntadjective

Having a thick edge or point, as an instrument; dull; not sharp.

‘The murderous knife was dull and blunt.’;

Bluntadjective

Dull in understanding; slow of discernment; stupid; - opposed to acute.

‘His wits are not so blunt.’;

Bluntadjective

Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious; wanting the forms of civility; rough in manners or speech.

Bluntadjective

Hard to impress or penetrate.

‘I find my heart hardened and blunt to new impressions.’;

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Bluntverb

To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker; to make blunt.

Bluntverb

To repress or weaken, as any appetite, desire, or power of the mind; to impair the force, keenness, or susceptibility, of; as, to blunt the feelings.

Bluntnoun

A fencer's foil.

Bluntnoun

A short needle with a strong point. See Needle.

Bluntnoun

Money.

Bluntverb

make less intense;

‘blunted emotions’;

Bluntverb

make numb or insensitive;

‘The shock numbed her senses’;

Bluntverb

make dull or blunt;

‘Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge’;

Bluntverb

make less sharp;

‘blunt the knives’;

Bluntverb

make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation;

‘Terror blunted her feelings’; ‘deaden a sound’;

Bluntadjective

having a broad or rounded end;

‘thick marks made by a blunt pencil’;

Bluntadjective

used of a knife or other blade; not sharp;

‘a blunt instrument’;

Bluntadjective

characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion;

‘blunt talking and straight shooting’; ‘a blunt New England farmer’; ‘I gave them my candid opinion’; ‘forthright criticism’; ‘a forthright approach to the problem’; ‘tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank’; ‘it is possible to be outspoken without being rude’; ‘plainspoken and to the point’; ‘a point-blank accusation’;

Bluntadjective

devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment;

‘the blunt truth’; ‘the crude facts’; ‘facing the stark reality of the deadline’;

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