speaking roughly and plainly, without trying to be polite or to hide unpleasant facts
make less sharp or forceful
"thick marks made by a blunt pencil"
"a blunt instrument"
"blunt talking and straight shooting"
"a blunt New England farmer"
"I gave them my candid opinion"
"a forthright approach to the problem"
"tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"
"it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"
"plainspoken and to the point"
"a point-blank accusation"
"the blunt truth"
"the crude facts"
"facing the stark reality of the deadline"
"The shock numbed her senses"
"Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"
"blunt the knives"
"Terror blunted her feelings"
"deaden a sound"
If the yron be blunt, and he does not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength.
出自：Bible (AV): Ecclesiastes
The man's moving fingers..were short, blunt and thick.
出自： G. Greene
Eucalyptus wood blunted the sharpest axe in no time at all.
出自： C. McCullough
It blunts the impact of one of the basic totalitarian tenets.