Definition of Bluntnesses

1. bluntness [n] - See also: bluntness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bluntnesses

blunt-end ligation
blunt-ended DNA
blunt-leaf heath
blunt duct adenosis
blunt file
blunt instrument
blunt trauma
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blunted affect
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bluntly
bluntness
bluntnesses (current term)
blunts
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blurbists
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blurredness
blurrier
blurriest
blurrily

Literary usage of Bluntnesses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"Here the points lose their individuality as separate bluntnesses and fuse into a spatialized blend; this latter process gives way to definite tactual ..."

2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... throws himself into an aggressive attitude by those bluntnesses or unnecessary declarations which some regard as necessary to vindicate their courage. ..."

3. The Christian Examiner (1845)
"... to her father and in her preface to the American edition, and which disarms us of the heart to criticise as mere purists. Her very bluntnesses and ..."

4. Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth, and Characters of by William Hazlitt (1878)
"I might observe on the above passage, in excuse for some bluntnesses of style, that the ideal barrier between names and things seems- to have been greater ..."

5. Studies in Literature by John Morley (1907)
"... Sophocles or as Corneille gives, would : not think the worst fault the chief virtue, and confound the poet's bluntnesses with his admirable originality. ..."

6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"Here the points lose their individuality as separate bluntnesses and fuse into a spatialized blend; this latter process gives way to definite tactual ..."

7. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... throws himself into an aggressive attitude by those bluntnesses or unnecessary declarations which some regard as necessary to vindicate their courage. ..."

8. The Christian Examiner (1845)
"... to her father and in her preface to the American edition, and which disarms us of the heart to criticise as mere purists. Her very bluntnesses and ..."

9. Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth, and Characters of by William Hazlitt (1878)
"I might observe on the above passage, in excuse for some bluntnesses of style, that the ideal barrier between names and things seems- to have been greater ..."

10. Studies in Literature by John Morley (1907)
"... Sophocles or as Corneille gives, would : not think the worst fault the chief virtue, and confound the poet's bluntnesses with his admirable originality. ..."

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