adjective, blunt·er, blunt·est.
verb (used with object), blunt·ed, blunt·ing.
verb (used without object), blunt·ed, blunt·ing.
Origin of blunt
Related formsblunt·ly, adverbblunt·ness, nounun·blunt·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for blunted
American criticism, meanwhile, is blunted by the U.S. need to maintain its major military base in Qatar.
The First Amendment must not be blunted because upholding it makes a mess.The Conservative Case for Unions After the Harris v. Quinn Decision|James Poulos|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As it was, her delicate insight was dulled, her fine perception was blunted.The New Magdalen|Wilkie Collins
Crossbows and arrows will be used, but the weapons will be blunted.Saint George for England|G. A. Henty
The thought of raising the bid of five hundred gold to a thousand or more had bemused him, blunted his ordinary cunning.The Pagan Madonna|Harold MacGrath
Jenny thought the night was not as beautiful; Ridgeway, that the long ride had blunted his perceptions.Tales of the Argonauts|Bret Harte
For he had not been sated by many tales nor blunted by many books.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden