1. characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me wh

2. having a broad or rounded end; "thick marks made by a blunt pencil"

3. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"

4. used of a knife or other blade; not sharp; "a blunt instrument"

5. [Verb]: make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"

6. [Verb]: make less sharp; "blunt the knives"

7. [Verb]: make dull or blunt; "Too much cutting dulls the knife''s edge"

8. [Verb]: make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"

9. [Verb]: make less intense; "blunted emotions"

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