In a blunt fashion coarsely plainly suddenly without delicacy or even the normal forms of civility
- in a dull direct manner
- In a blunt way; coarsely; plainly; abruptly; without delicacy, or even the normal forms of civility.
1550s, "stupidly," from dull (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning "directly" is from 1570s.
(adv.) In a blunt manner; coarsely; clearly; suddenly; without delicacy, and/or typical forms of civility.
Carmen ran bluntly manicured fingers through her cropped off curls as her tongue explored a new crack in her dry lips.