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Definition of Brunt

Brunt

  1. The heat, or utmost violence, of an onset; the strength or greatest fury of any contention; as, the brunt of a battle.
  2. The force of a blow; shock; collision.

Brunt Quotations

I'm always annoyed about why black people have to bear the brunt of everybody else's contempt. If we are not totally understanding and smiling, suddenly we're demons.
Toni Morrison

I will not accept a new wave of fiscal retrenchment, of belt-tightening, without asking people at the top to make their contribution, to make an additional contribution. I don't think you can ask people on middle and low incomes, who, after all, are the vast majority of the British population, to bear the brunt of this adjustment.
Nick Clegg

Through the harsh design of fate, Florida was dealt the unfortunate circumstances of bearing the brunt of not one but two hurricanes, and it appears more dark clouds are poised to visit the Sunshine State.
Ginny Brown-Waite

I am often the brunt of my own humor.
Charles R. Swindoll

To me, it is one world, and the non-human animals bear the brunt of oppression and suffering.
Ingrid Newkirk
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