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

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

My issue with the state of women became incredibly stimulated when I was visiting developing countries and it became obvious that women bore the brunt of so many things in society.
Annie Lennox

And that's actually the brunt of what we do is, people going straight from their workplace, straight from home, straight into the classroom and working directly with the students. So then we're able to work with thousands and thousands more students.
Dave Eggers

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