Definition of Blunted

1. Adjective. Made dull or blunt.

Exact synonyms: Dulled
Similar to: Dull



Definition of Blunted

1. Verb. (past of blunt) ¹

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Definition of Blunted

1. blunt [v] - See also: blunt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blunted

blunked
blunker
blunkers
blunking
blunks
blunt
blunt-end
blunt-end DNA
blunt-end ligation
blunt-ended DNA
blunt-leaf heath
blunt duct adenosis
blunt file
blunt instrument
blunt trauma
blunted (current term)
blunted affect
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bluntly
bluntness
bluntnesses
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blur
blurb
blurbed
blurbing
blurbist

Literary usage of Blunted

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1. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... to gain tho leadership of the commons, both blunted the spirit of measures in tho camp, and for tho tint time were embroiled with one another in the ..."

2. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale (1849)
"... of the commons, both blunted the spirit of measures in the camp, and for the first time were embroiled with one another in the affairs of the city. ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1838)
"... their weapons blunted and their arms aweary, but their hearts insatiate of carnage, from the hard-pressed pursuit. PILGRIM SONG. OVEH the mountain wave, ..."

4. The Works of John Marston by John Marston, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1856)
"... Of reprehensive language is even blunted To full contempt; since vice is now term'd fashion, And most are growne to ill even with defence, ..."

5. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander Popeby Edwin Abbott by Edwin Abbott (1875)
"44 Her weapons blunted, and extinct her/ WF 418 And let thf past and future f. thy brain D. iii. 66 Why, Nature, dost thou soonest/ O. iii. ii Whose ..."

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