Bluntness

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Bluntness Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    bluntness n
  1. the quality of being direct and outspoken; "the bluntness of a Yorkshireman"
  2. without sharpness of edge or point [syn: dullness, dulness] [ant: asperity, sharpness]
Bluntness Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Bluntness \Blunt"ness\, n.
  1. Want of edge or point; dullness; obtuseness; want of sharpness. The multitude of elements and bluntness of angles. --Holland.
  2. Abruptness of address; rude plainness. ``Bluntness of speech.'' --Boyle.

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  • O’Reilly, Bernie Goldberg Tackle ‘Wall to Wall’ Robin Williams Coverage
    Bill O'Reilly and Bernard Goldberg took on what O'Reilly deemed "wall to wall" coverage of Robin Williams ' tragic death. And Goldberg got pretty blunt about the reasons for it, acknowledging that it might be too soon for such bluntness. Read more on this news related to 'Bluntness'

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