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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blunt \Blunt\, n.
     1. A fencer's foil. [Obs.]
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     2. A short needle with a strong point. See Needle.
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     3. Money. [Cant] --Beaconsfield.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blunt \Blunt\ (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
        sharp.
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              The murderous knife was dull and blunt. --Shak.
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     2. Dull in understanding; slow of discernment; stupid; --
        opposed to acute.
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              His wits are not so blunt.            --Shak.
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     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."
        --Shak.
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     4. Hard to impress or penetrate. [R.]
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              I find my heart hardened and blunt to new
              impressions.                          --Pope.
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     Note: Blunt is much used in composition, as blunt-edged,
           blunt-sighted, blunt-spoken.
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     Syn: Obtuse; dull; pointless; curt; short; coarse; rude;
          brusque; impolite; uncivil.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blunt \Blunt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blunted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Blunting.]
     1. To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker; to
        make blunt. --Shak.
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     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.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  blunt
       adj 1: having a broad or rounded end; "thick marks made by a blunt
              pencil"
       2: used of a knife or other blade; not sharp; "a blunt
          instrument"
       3: characterized by directness in manner or speech; without
          subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight
          shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my
          candid opinion"; "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
          point"; "a point-blank accusation" [syn: candid, forthright,
           frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank,
           straight-from-the-shoulder]
       4: devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the
          blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality
          of the deadline" [syn: crude(a), stark(a)]
       v 1: make less intense; "blunted emotions"
       2: make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"
          [syn: numb, benumb, dull]
       3: make dull or blunt; "Too much cutting dulls the knife's
          edge" [syn: dull] [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
          feelings"; "deaden a sound" [syn: deaden] [ant: enliven]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  308 Moby Thesaurus words for "blunt":
     KO, abate, abrupt, affectless, aggressive, allay, alleviate,
     anesthetize, anesthetized, arctic, artless, assuage, attemper,
     attenuate, autistic, bank the fire, bate, bearish, beastly, bedaze,
     benumb, besot, bluff, blunt-edged, blunt-ended, blunt-pointed,
     blunt-witted, blunted, bluntish, blur, born yesterday, brash,
     brass, bread, brief, broad, brusque, cabbage, candid, catatonic,
     cavalier, chasten, childlike, chill, chilly, chips, chloroform,
     churlish, cold, cold as charity, cold-blooded, coldcock,
     coldhearted, confiding, constrain, control, cool, cramp, cripple,
     crusty, curt, damp, dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, debilitate,
     deflect, desensitize, deter, devitalize, dim, dim-witted, diminish,
     dinero, direct, disable, disaffect, discourage, discourteous,
     disedge, disincline, disinterest, dispassionate, distract, divert,
     do-re-mi, dope, dopey, downplay, downright, draw the teeth, drug,
     drugged, dull, dull of mind, dull-edged, dull-headed, dull-pated,
     dull-pointed, dull-witted, dulled, dullish, edgeless, efface,
     emotionally dead, emotionless, enervate, enfeeble, etherize,
     eviscerate, exhaust, explicit, extenuate, faired, fat-witted,
     forthright, frank, frankhearted, free, free hand, free-acting,
     free-going, free-moving, free-speaking, free-spoken, free-tongued,
     freehanded, freeze, frigid, frosted, frosty, frozen, genuine,
     gross-headed, gruel, gruff, guileless, harsh, heart-to-heart,
     heartless, heavy, hebetate, hebetudinous, icy, immovable,
     impassible, impassive, impolite, inconsiderate, indelicate,
     indispose, inexcitable, ingenu, ingenuous, innocent, insensitive,
     insusceptible, jack, kayo, keep within bounds, knock out,
     knock senseless, knock stiff, knock unconscious, lay, lay low,
     lay out, lenify, lessen, lighten, mitigate, moderate, modulate,
     mollify, mull, naive, narcotize, nonemotional, numb, objective,
     obscure, obtund, obtuse, open, openhearted, out of touch,
     outspoken, palliate, palsy, paralyze, passionless, plain,
     plain-spoken, play down, pointless, put off, put to sleep, quench,
     rattle, reduce, reduce the temperature, repel, repress, restrain,
     retund, rough, round, rounded, rude, sap, self-absorbed, severe,
     shake, shake up, sharp, short, simple, simplehearted, simpleminded,
     sincere, single-hearted, single-minded, slacken, slow, slow down,
     slow-witted, sluggish, smoothed, smother, snippety, snippy, sober,
     sober down, soften, soften up, soothe, soulless, spiritless,
     stifle, straight, straight-out, straightforward, stun, stupefy,
     subdue, suppress, surly, tame, temper, thick-brained, thick-headed,
     thick-pated, thick-witted, thickskulled, thoughtless, tone down,
     transparent, truculent, trustful, trusting, tune down, turn,
     turn aside, turn away, turn from, turn off, unaffectionate,
     unbrace, unceremonious, unchecked, uncivil, uncomplicated,
     uncompromising, unconstrained, undermine, underplay, undiplomatic,
     unedged, unemotional, unequivocal, unfeeling, ungracious,
     unguarded, unimpassioned, unimpressionable, unloving, unman,
     unnerve, unpassionate, unpointed, unreserved, unresponding,
     unresponsive, unrestrained, unsharp, unsharpened, unsophisticated,
     unstrengthen, unstring, unsusceptible, unsuspicious, unsympathetic,
     untouchable, unwary, weaken, wean from, wooden, worn  
     
Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer (1990) :

  Blunt, SD (city, FIPS 6180)
    Location: 44.51547 N, 99.98797 W
    Population (1990): 342 (172 housing units)
    Area: 1.3 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
    Zip code(s): 57522

Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Blunt, SD -- U.S. city in South Dakota
     Population (2000):    370
     Housing Units (2000): 178
     Land area (2000):     0.491587 sq. miles (1.273204 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.491587 sq. miles (1.273204 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            06180
     Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
     Location:             44.516505 N, 99.988340 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     57522
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Blunt, SD
      Blunt
  

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