Meaning of “bluntly” in the English Dictionary

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"bluntly" in British English

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bluntlyadverb

uk /ˈblʌnt.li/ us /ˈblʌnt.li/

If you speak bluntly, you speak without trying to be polite or considering other people's feelings:

She told me bluntly that I should lose weight.
To put it bluntly, I can't afford it.

(Definition of “bluntly” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)