adjective, blunt·er, blunt·est.
verb (used with object), blunt·ed, blunt·ing.
verb (used without object), blunt·ed, blunt·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM bluntbluntly, adverbbluntness, nounun·blunt·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for blunt
But the report was attacked by Republicans, including now-Speaker John Boehner, blunting its impact.
In a second case (No. 67) blunting of sensation followed a definite lesion of the inferior parietal lobule.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
"A sad place for drinking is Shayton," observed Mr. Blunting, as he poured himself a glass of pure water.Wenderholme|Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Now, our social order, far from blunting this self-interest, has in reality for the first time given it full scope.Freeland|Theodor Hertzka
For her part the news ran similar one day with another, without, however, blunting her interest in human affairs.When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
The need of cooling his partisan was the most effective means of blunting the sharp edge of his own vexation.Hopes and Fears|Charlotte M. Yonge