bluntly bluntly  /b ˈlənt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a blunt direct manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • You talk bluntly about a lot of things in your book.

News

  1. Texas town mulling options after being denied federal funds

    The small town of West, Texas, is making plans to move forward after being denied additional funds from The Federal Emergency Management Agency to rebuild after a deadly fertilizer plant explosion last April.Governor Rick Perry received a letter from FEMA on June 10th, rejecting his request to declare a major disaster declaration in the town of West, Texas. The letter stated bluntly: “It has ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Top brass digs in, defends system in sex-assault hearing

    Top brass digs in, defends system in sex-assault hearing San Antonio Express-News Copyright 2013 San Antonio Express-News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 2:29 am, Wednesday, June 5, 2013 The epidemic of sexual assault within U.S. armed forces has reached the point that the Senate's premier combat war hero bluntly warned ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

  3. Europeans plan to fight back against PRISM

    Finnish communications minister Pia Viitanen has stated bluntly that the NSA may be breaking the laws of Finland. According to the Finnish Constitution, capturing and reading emails or text messages without privileges is illegal. Viitanen plans to take up the issue with the European Comission. Several European countries are apparently considering unleashing Neelie Kroes, the feared European ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "If that fails - and I'm saying this very bluntly and very clearly on your programme today - if that fails then we will initiate that court action before the commencement of the whaling season in November 2010," Mr Rudd said.
    on Feb 18, 2010 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Times Online

  2. "I'll just put it bluntly, America doesn't want to spend money on people who steal the money from the people," Bush said. "We like dealing with honest people, and compassionate people. We want our money to go to help human condition and to...
    on Feb 17, 2006 By: President Bush Source: 940 News

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