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blunt

(blunt) having a thick or dull edge or point; not sharp.

blunt

Forensics
Referring to an object—in particular one used to strike blows against a person—which causes flatter wounds with broader regional tissue damage than that caused by a sharp object.
 
Medspeak
See Blunt dissection.
 
Vox populi
Curt, frank, coarse, rude, brusque, candid.

blunt

(blŭnt)
1. Of surgical instruments, having a smooth or rounded end.
2. Having no sharp angles, edges, or points.
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Means and Standard Deviations of Self-Report Measures High health anxiety Blunter Monitor (n = 17) (n = 16) STAI-T (a) 23.
The guitarists suffer the most - the razor-sharp riffs that introduced the original versions of songs like Start Me Up, Brown Sugar and Jumpin' Jack Flash are blunter, downright ragged in places, and put into perspective by Buddy Guy's searing guest spot on Muddy Waters' Champagne and Reefer.
A similar point applies with regard to fiscal policy, an intrinsically blunter instrument than monetary policy.
While shorter and blunter than Flinn's book, this account by Opera News features editor Kellow is filled with personal reminiscences from nearly 130 of Merman's friends, family members, and colleagues that make pivotal moments come alive.
A second Hamas spokesman, Ismail Radwan, was blunter.
According to Arrigo, one of the military psychologists was even blunter, declaring: "We've taken an oath to our commander-in-chief.
It would have been better if she'd been a lot blunter.
Certainly, the scale and textures of the coloured glass and wooden interior constructions resonate against the blunter concrete structure, the GBQ having an unusual--and welcome--clarity of construction.
Project coordinator Thomas Rose, from the Fraunhofer FIT Institute, Germany, said national and regional authorities have had difficulties 'narrowcasting' specific environmental warnings to selected citizens, instead relying of the blunter instrument of radio and television.
Lennox is blunter about the effect on nurses of so much change within a short timeframe.
Although the dreadful early season weather has badly interfered with Yorkshire's preparations and led to players still searching for their best form, it is quite obvious that the bowling attack is much blunter without Sidebottom.
Sommers says his nephew had an even blunter assessment: ``They sucked.