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Synonyms for dull

Synonyms for dull

having only a limited ability to learn and understand

unwilling or unable to perceive

lacking passion and emotion

characterized by reduced economic activity

not physically sharp or keen

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lacking vividness in color

lacking gloss and luster

to make or become less keen or responsive

to render less sensitive

to make or become less sharp-edged

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Synonyms for dull

make dull in appearance

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become dull or lusterless in appearance

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deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

make numb or insensitive

make dull or blunt

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become less interesting or attractive

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make less lively or vigorous

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lacking in liveliness or animation

emitting or reflecting very little light

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being or made softer or less loud or clear

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so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

(of color) very low in saturation

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not keenly felt

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slow to learn or understand

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(of business) not active or brisk

not having a sharp edge or point

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blunted in responsiveness or sensibility

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not clear and resonant

darkened with overcast

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No chance of that because he's as dull as dishwater.
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