Bluntness

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Bluntness Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • without sharpness of edge or point
  • the quality of being direct and outspoken; "the bluntness of a Yorkshireman"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the quality of being direct and outspoken; "the bluntness of a Yorkshireman" ,
  • without sharpness or clearness of edge or point; "the dullness of the pencil made his writing illegible"

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Bluntness Sample Sentences in News


  • Bill Simmons Questions ESPN's Support Of Grantland
    At SXSW, Bill Simmons gave a legitimately interesting interview to Re/code. It features Simmons sliding from passive-aggression to bluntness, but always railing against his ESPN bosses for not giving Grantland the funding or credit he believes it deserves. Read more... Read more on this news related to 'Bluntness'
  • Don Young, Alaska Republican: Best way to solve homeless problem is let wolves run free
    An Alaska Republican lawmaker suggested Thursday that the best way to solve America's homelessness problems is to let the wolves run free. Rep. Don Young, who is well-known for his bluntness, posed the idea during a House Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Interior Department's budget, The Washington Post reported. ... Read more on this news related to 'Bluntness'

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