Brunt definitions

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The main impact or force, as of an attack.
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The shock (of an attack) or impact (of a blow)
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The main burden.

Bore the brunt of the household chores.

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The heaviest or hardest part.

To bear the brunt of the blame.

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The definition of brunt means the main shock or responsibility.

An example of a brunt is the hardest hit part of a car in an accident.

An example of a brunt is having the main responsibility for all of the parts of a group project.

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The full adverse effects of; the chief consequences or negative results of a thing or event.

Unfortunately, poor areas such as those in New Orleans bore the brunt of Hurricane Katrina's winds.

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The major part of; the bulk.
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Origin of brunt

From Old Norse brundr/brundtið (“oestrus, rut”) or bruna (“to rush”).