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bluntness

See definition of bluntness on Dictionary.com
  • as inhonesty
  • as inhonorableness
  • as inincorruptibility
  • as inrudeness
  • as inupstandingness

synonyms for bluntness

  • candor
  • confidence
  • fairness
  • faithfulness
  • frankness
  • honor
  • integrity
  • loyalty
  • morality
  • probity
  • rectitude
  • responsibility
  • self-respect
  • sincerity
  • trustworthiness
  • veracity
  • virtue
  • conscientiousness
  • equity
  • fidelity
  • genuineness
  • goodness
  • impeccability
  • incorruptibility
  • justness
  • openness
  • outspokenness
  • plainness
  • principle
  • reputability
  • right
  • scrupulousness
  • soundness
  • straightforwardness
  • straightness
  • trustiness
  • uprightness
  • evenhandedness
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antonyms for bluntness

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  • corruption
  • disgrace
  • dishonesty
  • dishonor
  • disloyalty
  • distrust
  • evil
  • falsehood
  • immorality
  • unfairness
  • unjustness
  • artifice
  • cheating
  • deceit
  • deception
  • duplicity
  • fraud
  • fraudulence
  • lying
  • treachery
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    How to use bluntness in a sentence

    Notably, patients with blood and lymph node cancers may experience a blunted response to vaccines, along with patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
    ARE THE CORONAVIRUS VACCINES SAFE FOR SOMEONE WITH CANCER, DEMENTIA OR MS?JUDITH GRAHAMJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    While some marketers will stick to blunt tactics like blocking ads from news sites entirely, many are turning to more nuanced strategies that also ensure their dollars support quality journalism.
    ‘MEDIA RESPONSIBILITY IS NOW CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY’: MARKETERS REASSESS BRAND SAFETY CONTROLS TO NAVIGATE A DIVIDED AMERICASEB JOSEPHJANUARY 20, 2021DIGIDAY
    Gabriel Sterling, a Republican election official in Georgia, was more blunt.
    DEMOCRATS WIN CONTROL OF U.S. SENATE AS OSSOFF DEFEATS PERDUEJOHN WAGNER, BRITTANY SHAMMAS, DEREK HAWKINS, CLEVE WOOTSON, HANNAH KNOWLESJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Drawing on her experience at both giant corporations like Google and scrappy startups, Cate Sevilla’s new book is a blunt, charismatic, and witty guide to surviving the workplace, no matter how big or small it might be.
    10 OF THE BEST NEW BOOKS COMING OUT IN JANUARY 2021RACHEL KINGJANUARY 1, 2021FORTUNE
    The blunt instrument of fiscal policy isn’t likely to keep everyone afloat for much longer.
    BANKERS WERE THE VILLAINS OF THE LAST RECESSION. THEY CAN BE HEROES IN THIS ONEMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
    That unsparing country bluntness—don't you think it's perfectly delightful?
    A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA: ROMANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
    She would do what she could to curb her father's uncompromising bluntness of speech, and would keep him off dangerous topics.
    THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
    "I'd like to take up that loan and save the rest of the year's interest, Deacon Rowley," stated Mayo, with sailorly bluntness.
    BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
    Sedgett took his bluntness as a matter to be endured for the honour of hob-a-nobbing with a gentleman.
    RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
    Dr. Johnson has recorded the long list of his infirmities with an almost chilling bluntness; but, alas!
    OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
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