Synonyms for Blunt:


artless (adjective)
direct, broad, naive, candid, Unartful, honest, callow, natural, trusting, undeceptive, unaffected, genuine, downright, straightforward, unsophisticated, undeceitful, ingenuous, undeceiving, outgoing, undisguised, Unbeguiling, sincere, Plain-spoken, un-artificial, overt, open, unrestrained, frank, plain, artless, uncalculating.
blunt (adjective)
rounded, unpointed, pointless, obtuse, dull, unsharpened.
concise (adjective)
curt, brief, compact, incisive, short and sweet, abrupt, concise, succinct, brusque, terse, to the point, short.
direct (adjective)
dull (adjective)
lethargic, cloddish, drowsy, round, soporific, thick-witted, unpointed, dull, slow, unsharpened, boorish, bovine, obtuse, besotted, ponderous, dim, sleepy, comatose, apathetic, sluggish, loutish, dense, stupefied, benumbed, doltish.
insensitive (adjective)
detached, stony, cool, ruthless, tough, cold-blooded, passionless, hard, hardhearted, anesthetized, unconcerned, heartless, insensitive, hard-boiled, objective, uncompassionate, dispassionate, passive, hardened, unfeeling, unsympathetic, nonchalant, apathetic, callous, indifferent, unemotional, emotionless, numb, aloof.
mere (adjective)
not sharp (adjective)
round, rounded, unsharpened, obtuse, insensitive, pointless, dull.
plainspoken (adjective)
Plain-spoken, plainspoken.
short (adjective)
straightforward (adjective)
brief, abrupt, short, forthright, gruff, Plain-spoken, curt, frank, outspoken, candid, brusque, unceremonious, crusty, tactless.
succinct (adjective)
informal, ordinary, uncluttered, intelligible, folksy, candid, Plain-spoken, simple, unpretentious, direct, straightforward, stark, unpoetical, outspoken, casual, bald, clear, honest, prosaic, frank, unadorned.
vocal (adjective)


curl, reshape, shape, straighten, work, deform, open up, bend, form, twist. crusty, irreproachable, principled, truthful, Short-spoken, decent, good, attitude, fine, upstanding. dilute, moderate, lessen, reduce, shrivel, erode, weaken, chip away, subside. abrupt (noun)
thoughtless, tactless, undiplomatic, unceremonious.
blunt (noun)
direct, benumb, pointless, point-blank, free-spoken, candid, outspoken, frank, dull, unpointed, stark, forthright, unconditional, crude, deaden, numb, plainspoken.


blunt (verb)
desensitize, deaden, soften, diminish.
change (verb)
contact (verb)
make dull (verb)
deaden, desensitize, benumb, weaken, soften, numb.

Other synonyms:

Short-spoken, slithery. slippery, crusty. smoothly. even. level. flat. harden

Usage examples for blunt

  1. " I'm sure you won't try," he rejoined with blunt deliberation. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  2. And before that blunt question Mr. Chase was silent. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  3. Winthrope was hardly less keen; yet his hunger did not altogether blunt his curiosity. – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet