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While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.Henry C. Link
See also Blunt
Adjectiveblunt (comparative blunter, superlative bluntest)
- Having a thick edge or point, as an instrument; not sharp.
- Dull in understanding; slow of discernment; opposed to acute.
- Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious; wanting the forms of civility; rough in manners or speech.
- Hard to impress or penetrate.
- Slow or deficient in feeling: insensitive
- (having a thick edge or point): dull, pointless, coarse
- (dull in understanding): stupid, obtuse
- (abrupt in address): curt, short, rude, brusque, impolite, uncivil, harsh
Having a thick edge or point, as an instrument
Dull in understanding; slow of discernment
Hard to impress or penetrate
- A fencer's foil.
- A short needle with a strong point.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A marijuana cigar.
- 2005: to make his point, lead rapper B-Real fired up a blunt in front of the cameras and several hundred thousand people and announced, “I'm taking a hit for every one of y'all!” — Martin Torgoff, Can't Find My Way Home (Simon & Schuster 2005, p. 461)
Third person singular
- To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker; to make blunt.
- To repress or weaken, as any appetite, desire, or power of the mind; to impair the force, keenness, or susceptibility, of; as, to blunt the feelings.
To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker
To repress or weaken
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