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blunt

werkwoord

1 blunt

Make less intense.

Roget 616: dissuade, dehort, cry out against, remonstrate, expostulate, warn, contraindicate.    disincline, indispose, shake, stagger; dispirit; discourage, dishearten; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: afstompen



2 blunt

Make numb or insensitive.

synoniemen: benumb, dull, numb.

Roget 823: be insensible etc. adj.; have a rhinoceros hide; show insensibility etc. n.; not mind, not care, not be affected by; have no desire for etc. 866; have no interest in, ... meer laten zien

Roget 376: be insensible etc. adj.; have a thick skin, have a rhinoceros hide.    render insensible etc. adj.; anaesthetize, blunt, pall, obtund, benumb, ... meer laten zien

Roget 174: be moderate etc. adj.; keep within bounds, keep within compass; sober down, settle down; keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail.    moderate, soften, mitigate, ... meer laten zien

3 blunt

Make dull or blunt.

synoniem: dull.

4 blunt

Make less sharp.

5 blunt

Make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation:
— Terror blunted her feelings.

synoniem: deaden.

Nederlands: afstompen, vervlakken

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 blunt

Having a broad or rounded end.

Roget 895: discourteous, uncourteous; uncourtly; ill-bred, ill-mannered, ill-behaved, ill-conditioned; unbred; unmannerly, unmannered; impolite, unpolite; unpolished, uncivilized, ... meer laten zien

Roget 254: blunt, obtuse, dull, bluff; edentate, toothless.   

Roget 172: inert, inactive, passive; torpid etc. 683; sluggish, dull, heavy, flat, slack, tame, slow, ... meer laten zien

Roget 499: unintelligent [Applied to persons], unintellectual, unreasoning; mindless, witless, reasoningless, brainless; halfbaked; having no head etc. 498; not bright etc. ... meer laten zien

2 blunt

Used of a knife or other blade; not sharp.

Pools: nieostry, tępy

3 blunt

Characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion:
— Blunt talking and straight shooting.
— A blunt New England farmer.

synoniemen: candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder.

Roget 703: artless, natural, pure, native, confiding, simple, lain, inartificial, untutored, unsophisticated, ingenu, unaffected, naive; sincere, ... meer laten zien

Pools: szczery

4 blunt

Devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment:
— The blunt truth.

synoniemen: crude, stark.


zelfstandig naamwoord

Roget 800: money, legal tender; money matters, money market; finance; accounts etc. 811; funds, treasure; capital, stock; assets etc. ... meer laten zien

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: KO, abate, abrupt, affectless, aggressive, allay, alleviate, anesthetize, anesthetized, arctic, artless, assuage, attemper, attenuate, autistic, bank the fire, bate, bearish, beastly, bedaze ... meer laten zien.

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