generality, bulk, mass, heft, main, staple, chief, core, weight.
The first brunt
of disappointment which she was sure Basil had felt, whether he owned to it or not, had passed off better than she had expected.
Always she had known that this might come some time, but always too she had seen David bearing the brunt
We had all of us been made to look foolish, and I was here to bear the brunt
of it alone.