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Synonyms for lackluster

Synonyms for lackluster

lacking brilliance or vitality

lacking luster or shine

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The market remained lackluster since the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan," Financial Analyst Adnan Al-Dulaimi told KUNA Wednesday.
In 2003, a local operator brought us this off-market opportunity to purchase this site, but we passed on the deal because of a lackluster market and the dearth of available office space," added Demirdache.
I believe part of the answer as to why there's unwarranted attention for the lackluster embryonic stem-cell research (as evidenced by the media attention given Mr.
Long before the disaster at the Sago mine, Smith and her team of investigative reporters were busy shining a bright light on some of the industry's soot-covered safety and health practices and the lackluster government agency charged to oversee them.
The world premiere of Cortez's Carmina Burana, set to Carl Orff's powerful choral work, vacillated between moments of brilliance and spells of lackluster choreography.
Although it is fascinating to hear a psychically gifted person describe how she perceives the past and future, and how "visions" feel to her, the reader may be struck by the ordinariness of much of Iacuzzo's story: her acid trips in the late 1960s; her short-term jobs in offices and factories while she "found" herself; failed relationships with charismatic older women and lackluster fellow hippies.
Having sunk US$20 billion into Brazil, automakers have shiny new plants but lackluster sales.
Struggling clothing retailer Eddie Bauer will close 45 of its stores nationwide this year because of lackluster sales, but the company won't be closing any stores in Oregon, including its store at Eugene's Valley River Center.
Haddad, who have maintained the journal's commitment to discriminate "between good and bad scholarship, between a version of the truth and an ideological fiction," as the founding editors promised, and "between originality and lackluster derivativeness.
Although there is a segment of managers currently not outsourcing but planning to do so, the growth in WAN management outsourcing is expected to be lackluster, according to the report.
For example, the lackluster performance of the third quarter of 1999 could be traced to the meager amounts of money flowing into equity funds--only $32.
Yet the concept of multiple careers remains relatively undeveloped, and enforcement of age discrimination laws has been lackluster.
indicating that management's efforts to improve working conditions and reduce accidents are lackluster at best.
The rating also recognizes the large swing in earnings and overall lackluster underwriting results over the long term.
In late July, Rhode Island-based Hasbro (NYSE: HAS) reported lackluster second-quarter earnings, with revenue down 6 percent and earnings down 12 percent.