dull

dull

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dulling

Verb
make dull in appearance become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness, as of a varnished surface
  • "Age had dulled the surface"
make less lively or vigorous
  • "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"

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make dull or blunt, as of sharp edges or knives' blades

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dull

duller

dullest

dullest

Adjektiv
  • "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick - Thackeray"
  • "his competent but dull performance"
  • "a dull play"

Synonymer

lacking in liveliness or animation
  • "fell back into one of her dull moods"
  • "how dull and dreary the world is"
  • "dull days with nothing to do"
  • "a large dull impassive man"
  • "a dull political campaign"
  • "he was so dull at parties"
emitting or reflecting very little light
  • "a dull sky"
  • "dull silver badly in need of a polish"
  • "a dull glow"
being or made softer or less loud or clear
  • "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"

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(of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted
  • "dull greens and blues"
not keenly felt
  • "dull pain"
  • "a dull throbbing"

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(of business) not active or brisk
  • "business is dull (or slow)"

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not having a sharp edge or point
  • "the knife was too dull to be of any use"
blunted in responsiveness or sensibility
  • "so exhausted she was dull to what went on about her - Willa Cather"
  • "a dull gaze"
not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft
  • "the dull thud"
darkened with overcast
  • "a dull sky"
  • "a dark day"
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