Synonyms for Blunt:
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.
rounded, unpointed, pointless, obtuse, dull, unsharpened.
curt, brief, compact, incisive, short and sweet, abrupt, concise, succinct, brusque, terse, to the point, short.
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.
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.
•not sharp (adjective)
round, rounded, unsharpened, obtuse, insensitive, pointless, dull.
brief, abrupt, short, forthright, gruff, Plain-spoken, curt, frank, outspoken, candid, brusque, unceremonious, crusty, tactless.
informal, ordinary, uncluttered, intelligible, folksy, candid, Plain-spoken, simple, unpretentious, direct, straightforward, stark, unpoetical, outspoken, casual, bald, clear, honest, prosaic, frank, unadorned.
n.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.
direct, benumb, pointless, point-blank, free-spoken, candid, outspoken, frank, dull, unpointed, stark, forthright, unconditional, crude, deaden, numb, plainspoken.
desensitize, deaden, soften, diminish.
•make dull (verb)
deaden, desensitize, benumb, weaken, soften, numb.
Usage examples for blunt
" I'm sure you won't try," he rejoined with blunt deliberation. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell