When something is blunted, it is reduced or decreased in intensity. A blunt object is usually not very effective at hurting someone, because it doesn't have a sharp edge.

  • The knife was blunted by the shield he was wearing.

  • The speech was blunted by the protesters who were shouting in the audience.

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Example Sentences for blunted

  • 1

    If not, then your bluntness is unmerited.

  • 2

    The profile of the snout is blunt.

  • 3

    Pmanderson is irascible, blunt, and hardheaded.

  • 4

    He's a blunt and plainspoken guy.

  • 5

    The head is not that wide and the snout is blunt.

  • 6

    There is a difference between bluntness and rudeness.

  • 7

    Blunt was appointed to command the District of the Frontier.

  • 8

    Sequestration is an undiscerning and blunt budget tool.

  • 9

    He was blunt in his renunciation of the world.

  • 10

    He was known for his bluntness and honesty.