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Synonyms of blunt in English:


  • 1 a blunt knife
    unsharpened, dull, worn, edgeless
    [Antonyms] sharp
  • 2 the leaf is broad with a blunt tip
    rounded, flat, obtuse, stubby
    [Antonyms] pointed
  • 3 a blunt message
    brusque, abrupt, curt, terse, bald, brutal, harsh;
    stark, unadorned, undisguised, unvarnished
    informal upfront
    [Antonyms] subtle
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  • 1 ebony blunts tools very rapidly
    dull, make less sharp
    [Antonyms] sharpen
  • 2 age hasn't blunted my passion for life
    dull, deaden, dampen, numb, weaken, sap, cool, temper, allay, abate;
    diminish, reduce, decrease, lessen, deplete
    [Antonyms] intensify
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