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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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The bluntest characterization of Heidegger's unsatisfactory response to genocidal evil has been made by the Jewish ethicist Rabbi Joseph Telushkin: "Despite the veneration expressed for Heidegger's brilliance by intellectuals such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Hannah Arendt, Richard Rorty, and George Steiner," "Heidegger was, in moral terms, an idiot.
In his bluntest comments ever on the prospect of a collapsing Labour vote, he warned the party's natural voters could stay at home and let the Conservatives in 'through the backdoor'.
His skill at combining the loftiest of moral appeals with the bluntest political rhetoric and tactics makes him an emblematic--and effective--figure in our era of highly partisan politics.
So the best thing we can do in the bluntest of terms to ensure public safety is to lock them up for as long as possible.
28) The French foreign minister, Philippe Douste-Blazy, representing a country with longstanding and sizable commerce with Iran, expressed his concerns in the bluntest terms: "It's very simple: No civilian nuclear plan can explain Iran's nuclear program.
Perhaps the bluntest assertion of the pagan dimension is by Victor Hanson, another scholar who has gained considerable credibility in Washington circles.
In the bluntest of terms, more people will die because of the president's backtracking.
Having reeled off a list of economical and eminently sensible family hatchbacks, I was met with the bluntest of responses.
US law prohibits the assassination of foreign leaders, but Fleischer's comments were the bluntest made by a senior administration official about the options of achieving "regime change" in Iraq without a war.
The president has made it known to the world in the bluntest terms.
Except for a few alterations of names and places, the words you have just read have already been uttered in one of the bluntest, and perhaps most hurtful, statements of an individual American's indifference to Africa--the words of Keith Richburg.