blunt

(redirected from blunter)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • adj
  • verb

Synonyms for blunt

Synonyms for blunt

not physically sharp or keen

Synonyms

to make or become less sharp-edged

Synonyms

to render less sensitive

Synonyms for blunt

make less intense

Related Words

make numb or insensitive

make dull or blunt

Synonyms

Related Words

make less sharp

Related Words

make less lively, intense, or vigorous

having a broad or rounded end

Related Words

used of a knife or other blade

Related Words

characterized by directness in manner or speech

devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

References in periodicals archive ?
The rating scores of health-related words were entered into a 2 (HA: HHA, LHA) x 2 (coping: blunter, monitor) ANOVA.
In following performances, he weighed the strings, muffling them with a cloth, to produce blunter or sharper sounds.
for his work had reached His blunter instruments, shovels and buckets,
Amano has unfurled a blunter IAEA line on Iran, something likely to bolster sanctions proponents, after what Western diplomats said was the reluctance of ElBaradei to confront Tehran due to doubts about the veracity of some intelligence.
Professor Christine Duffield from the Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Health at UTS talks about the evolution of her thinking away from a model of measuring workloads by acuity to a blunter instrument like mandated minimum staffing ratios (see page 18).
The language of the report was much blunter than that used by Amano's Egyptian predecessor Mohamed ElBaradei, who stepped down at the end of November.
During a conference call with analysts Herkert was blunter in his assessment.
Blunter instrumentssuch as those used by Pewmiss the nuances and therefore underestimate the public's real opposition to abortion on demand.
The blunter stand of the world towards what's going on in Gaza is actually stirring a lot of deep-rooted hatred and animosity, not only against the Israeli occupiers and their backers in the West but against those so-called moderates in Palestine and the Arab world as well.
The new journal Blunter Edge, which is still edited by Roy Oxlade, will appear annually but with supplementary editions of drawings.
While there are many taxes or levies linked to improving our environment, in terms of achieving its aim, there is probably no better, nor blunter, environmental tax than the Landfill Tax.
a The bank's statement published today in Blunter said the assistance consists of a loan of $24 million, a grant of $17 million from the African Development Fund and an other of 5.
Commissioner Jack Ebeler suggested that Medicare "may need blunter instruments for slowing the growth," but also added that the health program should not do anything to lose "an extraordinarily valuable benefit.
Commissioner Jack Ebeler suggested Medicare "may need blunter instruments for slowing the growth," but also added that the health program should not do anything to lose "an extraordinarily valuable benefit.
It has only protected the privileged from its blunter abuses.