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Definition of Blunt


  1. Having a thick edge or point, as an instrument; dull; not sharp.
  2. Dull in understanding; slow of discernment; stupid; -- opposed to acute.
  3. Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious; wanting the forms of civility; rough in manners or speech.
  4. Hard to impress or penetrate.
  5. To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker; to make blunt.
  6. 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.
  7. A fencer's foil.
  8. A short needle with a strong point. See Needle.
  9. Money.
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Blunt Translations

blunt in Dutch is stomp, bot
blunt in German is abstumpfen, stumpf, stumpf, sehr deutlich
blunt in Italian is spuntato
blunt in Portuguese is sem corte
blunt in Spanish is obtuso, embotado