Found 3 items, similar to blunt.
English → Indonesian
berterus-terang, buntung, guntung, kasar, menumpulkan, tumpul
English → English
adj 1: having a broad or rounded end; “thick marks made by a blunt
2: used of a knife or other blade; not sharp; “a blunt
3: characterized by directness in manner or speech; without
subtlety or evasion; “blunt talking and straight
; “a blunt New England farmer”
; “I gave them my
; “forthright criticism”
; “a forthright
approach to the problem”
; “tell me what you think--and you
may just as well be frank”
; “it is possible to be
outspoken without being rude”
; “plainspoken and to the
; “a point-blank accusation”
4: devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; “the
; “the crude facts”
; “facing the stark reality
of the deadline”
v 1: make less intense; “blunted emotions”
2: make numb or insensitive; “The shock numbed her senses”
3: make dull or blunt; “Too much cutting dulls the knife's
] [ant: sharpen
4: make less sharp; “blunt the knives”
5: make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor,
force, activity, or sensation; “Terror blunted her
; “deaden a sound”
] [ant: enliven
English → English
1. A fencer's foil. [Obs.]
2. A short needle with a strong point. See Needle
3. Money. [Cant] --Beaconsfield.
(bl[u^]nt), a. [Cf. Prov. G. bludde a dull or
blunt knife, Dan. blunde to sleep, Sw. & Icel. blunda; or
perh. akin to E. blind.]
1. Having a thick edge or point, as an instrument; dull; not
The murderous knife was dull and blunt. --Shak.
2. Dull in understanding; slow of discernment; stupid; --
opposed to acute
His wits are not so blunt. --Shak.
3. Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious; wanting the forms
of civility; rough in manners or speech. “Hiding his
bitter jests in blunt behavior.” “A plain, blunt man.”
4. Hard to impress or penetrate. [R.]
I find my heart hardened and blunt to new
Note: Blunt is much used in composition, as blunt-edged,
Syn: Obtuse; dull; pointless; curt; short; coarse; rude;
brusque; impolite; uncivil.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blunted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker; to
make blunt. --Shak.
2. To repress or weaken, as any appetite, desire, or power of
the mind; to impair the force, keenness, or
susceptibility, of; as, to blunt the feelings.