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Definition of Blunt

Blunt
Blunt Blunt, a. [Cf. Prov. G. bludde a dull or blunt knife, Dan. blunde to sleep, Sw. & Icel. blunda; or perh. akin to E. blind.] 1. Having a thick edge or point, as an instrument; dull; not sharp. The murderous knife was dull and blunt. --Shak. 2. Dull in understanding; slow of discernment; stupid; -- opposed to acute. His wits are not so blunt. --Shak. 3. Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious; wanting the forms of civility; rough in manners or speech. ``Hiding his bitter jests in blunt behavior.' ``A plain, blunt man.' --Shak. 4. Hard to impress or penetrate. [R.] I find my heart hardened and blunt to new impressions. --Pope. Note: Blunt is much used in composition, as blunt-edged, blunt-sighted, blunt-spoken. Syn: Obtuse; dull; pointless; curt; short; coarse; rude; brusque; impolite; uncivil.
Blunt
Blunt Blunt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Blunting.] 1. To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker; to make blunt. --Shak. 2. 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.

Meaning of Blunt from wikipedia

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