Etymology
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bluntness (n.)

late 15c., "stupidity," also "dullness of an edge, state or quality of being blunt," from blunt (adj.) + -ness. Meaning "rudeness" is from c. 1600.

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Definitions of bluntness

bluntness (n.)
the quality of being direct and outspoken;
the bluntness of a Yorkshireman
bluntness (n.)
without sharpness or clearness of edge or point;
Synonyms: dullness
From wordnet.princeton.edu