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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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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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The idea for pairing came when Elizabeth Leighton, from Aberfeldy, near Dull, was on a cycling holiday in the US.
This Is A Single Sheet With A Flat Size Of 33-3/4" X 22-1/4," Printed Both Sides In Full Bleed Process Color Plus Overall Dull Coating And Folded To 3-3/4" X 9".
Former PM Sir John Major was always considered a dull political leader, but only by those who never knew him.
Festivities were laid on as the communities, who are 4500 miles apart - Boring in Oregon, US, and Dull in Perthshire - marked Boring and Dull Day.
Dull has been with LB Architects for five years and has fostered the growth of the firm working closely with a wide variety of noteworthy clients and real estate companies.
On the occasion of the blessed Eid Al Adha 1433 AH and as per the Royal Orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the Eid holiday for employees working at the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state s administrative apparatus will be from Thursday Dull Hijja 9th, 1433 AH, corresponding to October 25th, 2012 till the end of Wednesday Dull Hijja 15th, 1433 AH, corresponding to October 31st, 2012.
Dywed Nia ei bod yn edrych ymlaen yn arw at gydweithio gydag Ioan Talfryn, y tiwtor iaith adnabyddus o Ganolfannau Popeth Cymraeg, Dinbych a Llanrwst, sydd wedi arbenigo yn y dull hwn o ddysgu ers rhai blynyddoedd.
We often call her Lady Dull Dull," the Daily Star quoted a source as saying.
The bride is the daughter of Donna Dull of Portland and the late Edward Dull.
1 : not sharp in edge or point : blunt <a dull knife>
The following symptoms may result from a diet low in calories and/or nutrients: dull eyes, bloodshot eyes, bleeding gums, dry skin, rough skin, weak nails, dry hair, shedding hair, dull hair and dandruff.
According to CPB Twyford agronomist Simon Francis, dull days and wet weather have been perfect for the disease.
Don't they know that they live pretty much dull lives, constantly primping, preening and, God forbid, shopping?
It's all very cut-and-dried and, for a movie about a serial killer, remarkably dull.
Some of the finest reporters in the business are dull, dull, dull on camera, speaking in a monotone as they read their copy.