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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.
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.
Sharper than they were against the Irish a fortnight ago - they could hardly have been blunter - England even looked like world champions at times but the points simply wouldn't come although another Barkley penalty made it 16-9 at half-time.
Choose a brush with long, widely-spaced, plastic (not natural) bristle, as plastic bristles are smoother, blunter and kinder.
Said Reid: "A few knives have been sharpened and now they will be blunter.
On the other hand, More held "that `painted, polished speeches' sometimes conveyed nothing but folly, while wisdom was sometimes found in blunter statements.