What is another word for Blunting?

Pronunciation: [blˈʌntɪŋ] (IPA)

Blunting is a term that refers to the reduction or decrease of a certain quality or feeling. It can be related to emotions such as excitement or joy, or even physical sensations such as pain or pleasure. The synonyms for blunting are numerous and vary depending on the context. Some alternatives include dulling, numbing, weakening, decreasing, lessening, mellowing, softening, lowering, reducing, and deadening. Depending on the situation in which blunting is used, these synonyms can help to more accurately convey the intended meaning or feeling. By using synonyms, a writer or speaker can add more depth, nuance, and precision to their words.

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What are the hypernyms for Blunting?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Blunting

We commend it to parents who are selecting literature for their children, assured, as we are, that it will convince them that books may be found which will engage the attention, and stimulate the imagination, of the young, without dissipating the mind, or Blunting the moral sensibilities.
"Winter Fun"
William O. Stoddard
Broken-hearted at our terrible loss, and anyone who feels respect for her, and wishes to be helpful at such an hour as this will leave her in peace till time has done something toward Blunting the agony she is in.
"King of the Castle"
George Manville Fenn
She was a country girl, acquainted from childhood with facts of life which town-bred girls would not have known without a Blunting of the sensibilities, and why should she be different from other country girls?
"The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete"
William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009

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