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Definition of "blunted" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of blunt. (verb)

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Use "blunted" in a sentence
  • "Dodd proposes a consumer protection agency -- but wants it to be a part of the Federal Reserve, where it would be likely to have its sword blunted by the conventional wisdoms of central bankers and economists (no doubt with Wall Street whispering in their ears)."
  • "Dodd proposes a consumer protection agency -- but wants it to be a part of the Federal Reserve, where it would be likely to have its sword blunted by the conventional wisdoms of central bankers and economists no doubt with Wall Street whispering in their ears."
  • "The desolation of seeing his supposedly infallible moral sword blunted and useless, the first time he'd ever really got to unsheathe it."