Antonyms

1. blunt

verb. ['ˈblʌnt'] make less intense.

Antonyms

  • better

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Example sentences of the word blunt


1. Noun, singular or mass
Take the blade of a blunt knife and scrape off as much chocolate as possible.

2. Adjective
A laceration is a tear in the skin, usually caused by blunt objects.

2. blunt-leaf_heath

noun. small erect shrub of Australia and Tasmania with fragrant ivory flowers.

Synonyms

  • common heath
  • epacris

3. blunt

adjective. ['ˈblʌnt'] having a broad or rounded end.

Synonyms

  • unpointed

Antonyms

  • increase
  • demilitarize

4. blunt

adjective. ['ˈblʌnt'] used of a knife or other blade; not sharp.

Antonyms

  • dissimilate

5. blunt

adjective. ['ˈblʌnt'] characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion.

Synonyms

  • direct
  • forthright
  • outspoken
  • frank
  • plainspoken
  • straight-from-the-shoulder
  • point-blank
  • candid

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable
  • depersonalize

6. blunt

verb. ['ˈblʌnt'] make numb or insensitive.

Synonyms

  • benumb
  • desensitize
  • numb
  • dull

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • discolor
  • accelerate
  • tune

7. blunt

verb. ['ˈblʌnt'] make dull or blunt.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • dull

Antonyms

  • assimilate
  • stiffen
  • thin
  • heat

8. blunt

adjective. ['ˈblʌnt'] devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment.

Synonyms

  • crude
  • stark
  • unconditioned

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • harden
  • stay
  • stand

9. blunt

verb. ['ˈblʌnt'] make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation.

Synonyms

  • soften
  • deaden
  • alter
  • dampen
  • modify
  • change
  • weaken
  • damp
  • break
  • obtund

Antonyms

  • dehydrogenate
  • destabilise
  • demilitarise
  • transitivize

10. blunt

verb. ['ˈblʌnt'] make less sharp.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • clean
  • unstring
  • stabilize
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