Part of speech:
Direct and without evasion; straightforward:
To make or become dull
Rather rounded in shape:
Brief, esp. to the point of rudeness; terse or brusque
Having a broad, steep front:
Harsh and throaty; hoarse
Unposed and informal
Proceeding without interruption in a straight course or line; not deviating or swerving:
Speaking or spoken plainly or frankly
Honest and frank:
Not ceremonious; informal:
(Archaic) Not well considered or carefully thought out; ill-advised:
Not given thought; ill-considered; rash
Not polite; ill-mannered; discourteous
Characterized by violent motion; turbulent:
Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
Thick and hardened
(Bot.) Having a blunt point, as certain leaves
Not readily responsive to external influence or stimulation:
Having lost life; dead.
Sounded or spoken in an unvarying tone:
Not sharp or pointed; blunt
Having an end that is not sharp or tapered; having no point:
Ill-mannered, discourteous, or insulting:
Having or showing little or no emotion or sensitivity; unexcitable; impassive
Used to express disparagement or exasperation:
Not pleasant or acceptable; unattractive.
Dullness of mind; mental lethargy.
To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:
To satisfy or appease (hunger or thirst, for example).
To treat (a wall, floor, or ceiling) so as to keep sounds from going through; make soundproof
On or up against a flat surface; at full length.
To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
To subject to a narcotic; stupefy
To make or become numb.
Clearly or simply
With a straight aim; directly:
To bring into a state of stupor; stun; make dull or lethargic
Outspoken and surly. Used especially of older people.
Using only a few words; laconic
To present in a specified direction by rotating or pivoting:
To deaden the mind, will, or feelings of
To take away the sensitivity of; make less sensitive
Not carefully or skillfully made; rough:
Bare, desolate, or unadorned:
Candid in expression; outspoken.
Frank; straightforward; blunt.
Frank and forthright:
- 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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