Blunt synonyms

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Direct and without evasion; straightforward:
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Sharp; incisive; to the point, as an epigram
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To soften, moderate or blunt; to make dull, stupid, or sluggish; to stupefy.
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Round means a circular shape.
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Rudely abrupt, unfriendly.
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Brief or terse, especially to the point of being rude.
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Having or showing a rough and blunt but not unkind manner:
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Having a rough, surly, and harsh demeanor and nature.
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Honest, especially in an manner that seems slightly blunt; candid; not reserved or disguised.
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Effected by action of the voters, rather than through elected representatives or delegates:
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Speaking or spoken plainly or frankly
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Spoken without reserve; candid.
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Honest and frank:
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So curt or abrupt as to be discourteous
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Not tactful or diplomatic.
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Not given thought; ill-considered; rash
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Lacking or exhibiting a lack of tact; bluntly inconsiderate or indiscreet.
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Not polite; discourteous.
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Characterized by violent motion; turbulent:
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Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
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Abrupt is when someone is short or curt in their manner or actions.
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Emotionally hardened; unfeeling:
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Impolite; lacking consideration for others
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(Botany) Having a dull or blunt and soft point.
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Imperceptible; inappreciable:
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Indifferent or inattentive:
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Having no shine or lustre; dull
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That never had life; inanimate
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The definition of monotonous is having little or no variety.
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Slow to understand or perceive; dull or insensitive
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Having no prominent or important feature, as of an argument, discourse, etc.
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The definition of stolid is a person who is unexcitable and not prone to showing lots of emotion or sensitivity.
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Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.
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(Archaic) Uncivilized.
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Not pleasant or acceptable; unattractive.
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The characteristic of being blunt.
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The act or situation of being brusque; an abrupt or blunt quality.
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(Of an edge) bluntness.
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Dullness of mind; mental lethargy.
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The property of being insensible.
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To reduce or decrease
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To lessen the intensity of, to mitigate or relieve (hunger, emotion, pain etc.).
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(Intransitive) to become bald
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To deaden, depress, reduce, or lessen
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To treat (a wall, floor, or ceiling) so as to keep sounds from going through; make soundproof
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Simple past tense and past participle of depress
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Thoroughly; absolutely.
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(Here) ends
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In a flat manner; flatly (in various senses)
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To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
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To put to sleep; lull.
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To make or become numb.
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A broad, level expanse, such as an area of the sea floor or a lunar mare.
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(Obsolete or rare) Point blank
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Simple past tense and past participle of round.
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To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly or be sensitive to the surroundings; daze:
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(Intransitive) To become weaker.
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Sudden and shrill:
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Covered or armored with needles.
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Delicately skillful or clever; deft or ingenious
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Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet:
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Refined; elegant:
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To make or become sharp or sharper.
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To direct or aim:
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To tease in order to provoke; to poke fun at.
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Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
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Pertaining to or having a crust, as, for example, in the case of bread.
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Using only a few words; laconic
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To become sour:
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To deaden the mind, will, or feelings of
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To take away the sensitivity of; make less sensitive
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Rudely unceremonious
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To render less sensitive
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Lacking concealing elements.
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Bare, desolate, or unadorned:
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Candid in expression; outspoken.
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Frank; straightforward; blunt.
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Alternative spelling of straight from the shoulder.
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To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
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Sluggish and obtuse of mind
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Not sharpened.
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Ill-mannered, discourteous, or insulting:
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Synonym Study

  • 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
Find another word for blunt. In this page you can discover 98 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for blunt, like: forthright, pointed, dull, round, unpointed, brusque, curt, bluff, gruff, candid and frank.