Part of speech:
Direct and without evasion; straightforward:
Not given thought; ill-considered; rash
Lacking or exhibiting a lack of tact; bluntly inconsiderate or indiscreet.
Emotionally hardened; unfeeling:
(Botany) Having a dull or blunt and soft point.
Slow to understand or perceive; dull or insensitive
Sharp; incisive; to the point, as an epigram
To become sour:
To deaden the mind, will, or feelings of
Not tactful or diplomatic.
Ill-mannered, discourteous, or insulting:
Round means a circular shape.
Having or showing a rough and blunt but not unkind manner:
Effected by action of the voters, rather than through elected representatives or delegates:
Speaking or spoken plainly or frankly
Spoken without reserve; candid.
Honest and frank:
So curt or abrupt as to be discourteous
Not polite; discourteous.
Characterized by violent motion; turbulent:
Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
Abrupt is when someone is short or curt in their manner or actions.
Indifferent or inattentive:
That never had life; inanimate
The definition of monotonous is having little or no variety.
The definition of stolid is a person who is unexcitable and not prone to showing lots of emotion or sensitivity.
Not pleasant or acceptable; unattractive.
Dullness of mind; mental lethargy.
To reduce or decrease
(Intransitive) to become bald
To deaden, depress, reduce, or lessen
To treat (a wall, floor, or ceiling) so as to keep sounds from going through; make soundproof
In a flat manner; flatly (in various senses)
To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
To put to sleep; lull.
To make or become numb.
A broad, level expanse, such as an area of the sea floor or a lunar mare.
(Obsolete or rare) Point blank
To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly or be sensitive to the surroundings; daze:
Sudden and shrill:
Delicately skillful or clever; deft or ingenious
Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet:
To direct or aim:
Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
Using only a few words; laconic
To take away the sensitivity of; make less sensitive
To render less sensitive
Lacking concealing elements.
Bare, desolate, or unadorned:
Candid in expression; outspoken.
Frank; straightforward; blunt.
To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
Alternative spelling of straight from the shoulder.
- Gruff suggests bad temper and roughness of speech and manner, connoting, in addition, a harshness or throatiness in utterance a gruff sergeant See also syn. study at dull.
- Curt suggests a terseness of expression that implies a lack of tact or courtesy a curt dismissal
- Brusque implies apparent rudeness, as evidenced by abruptness of speech or behavior a brusque rejection
- Bluff suggests a coarse heartiness of manner and a good nature that causes the candor to seem inoffensive a bluff old gardener
- Blunt implies a candor and tactlessness that show little regard for another's feelings "You're a fool," was his blunt reply
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