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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 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

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

This crisis of long-term unemployment is having a profoundly damaging impact on the lives of those bearing the brunt of it. We know this thanks to a series of careful studies of the problem conducted in the depths of the 1930s Great Depression.
Barry Eichengreen
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