Synonyms of blunt in English:

blunt


See definition of blunt

adjective

1‘a blunt knife’

SYNONYMS
not sharp, unsharpened, dull, dulled, worn, worn down, edgeless
ANTONYMS

sharp

2‘the scale is broad with a blunt tip’

SYNONYMS
rounded, flat, thick, obtuse, stubby, stubbed, unpointed
ANTONYMS

pointed

3‘he had a blunt message for the audience’

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straightforward, frank, plain-spoken, candid, direct, bluff, to the point, forthright, unequivocal, point-blank, unceremonious, undiplomatic, indelicate
brusque, abrupt, curt, short, sharp, terse, crisp, gruff, bald, brutal, harsh, caustic
stark, bare, simple, unadorned, unembellished, undisguised, unvarnished, unqualified, pulling no punches, hard-hitting, outspoken, speaking one's mind, not mincing one's words, not beating about the bush, calling a spade a spade
informal upfront, straight from the shoulder
ANTONYMS

subtle, tactful


verb

1‘ebony blunts tools very rapidly’

SYNONYMS
make less sharp, make blunt, make dull
ANTONYMS

sharpen, hone

2‘age hasn't blunted my passion for the good things in life’

SYNONYMS
dull, deaden, dampen, soften, numb, weaken, take the edge off
calm, cool, temper, muffle, impair, allay, abate
tone down, dilute, sap, water down, thin, reduce, moderate
assuage, alleviate, mollify, ease, relieve, slake, sate, appease
diminish, decrease, lessen, deplete
ANTONYMS

intensify, sharpen