brunt definition

  • noun:
    • The main effect or force, by an attack.
    • The main burden: bore the brunt of this household chores.
    • the entire undesireable effects of; the principle consequences or bad results of a thing or occasion.
    • The major part of; the bulk.
    • The heat, or maximum assault, of an onset; the strength or greatest fury of every assertion.
    • The power of a blow; surprise; collision.
    • a rapid shock or impetus; a collision, onset, or attack; a strenuous energy.
    • the warmth or utmost violence of an onset; the strength or violence of every contention.
    • primary force of a blow etc
  • others:
    • to create a sudden start.
    • A dialectal kind of burnt.

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