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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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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 matter how many posh lunches Camilla attends, no matter how much she tries to copy Princess Diana's style by staying in the same hotel and wearing similar outfits, no matter how many royal flunkies she has at her side, the fact is that in comparison with the late Princess, Camilla IS and will remain as dull as ditchwater.
It's dull as ditchwater and as an old-fashioned forward it makes me want to weep.
MAY be dull as ditchwater, but if Ziggy hates him, he must be OK.
Spain are a serious step up from Japan, Azerbaijan, Costa Rica, Libya and Luxembourg, while the 0-0 draw with Italy was apparently as dull as ditchwater.
DES Lynam has revealed why he REALLY quit Countdown - he found the job dull as ditchwater.
THE good folk of Yorkshire and Lancashire might be excited about tonight's Origin match at the JJB Stadium, but from a betting point of view it is as dull as ditchwater.
Bob Wilson also looks on his last legs, Andy Townsend is as dull as ditchwater and puts viewers on edge with his skewed nose, while Gazza acts like he drinks ten bottles of Newcastle Brown Ale before he comes on air.
Her husband is as dull as ditchwater but that doesn't mean she can have mine.
A little patent on Hills' Threesomes could provide a bit of fun in a tournament that looks as dull as ditchwater.
Well, it was actually a weekend, but it felt like two months, because even though the scenery is undeniably beautiful, the country is as dull as ditchwater.