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Definitions of "dull"

  • Intellectually weak or obtuse; stupid. adjective
  • Lacking responsiveness or alertness; insensitive. adjective
  • Dispirited; depressed. adjective
  • Not brisk or rapid; sluggish: Business is dull. adjective
  • Not having a sharp edge or point; blunt: a dull knife. adjective
  • Not intensely or keenly felt: a dull ache. adjective
  • Arousing no interest or curiosity; boring: a dull play. adjective
  • Not bright or vivid. Used of a color: a dull brown. adjective
  • Cloudy or overcast: a dull sky. adjective
  • Not clear or resonant: a dull thud. adjective
  • To make or become dull. verb-transitive
  • Lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp. adjective
  • Boring; not exciting or interesting. adjective
  • Not shiny; having a matte finish or no particular luster. adjective
  • Not bright or intelligent; stupid; slow of understanding. adjective
  • To render dull; to remove or blunt an edge or something that was sharp. verb
  • To soften, moderate or blunt. verb
  • To lose a sharp edge; to become dull. verb
  • Slow of understanding; wanting readiness of apprehension; stupid; doltish; blockish. adjective

The word "dull" in example sentences

It has been called "the dull product of a scoffer's pen"; it is indeed the "product of a scoffer's pen"; but after reading the Excursion, few people will think it _dull_.. [Lectures on the English Poets Delivered at the Surrey Institution]

"It is so what you call dull, Sir John," she protested in her coquettish way.. [Hurricane Island]

"I don't know what you call dull," replied the old man, as if half offended at the suggestion.. [The Portent & Other Stories]

Noah says brilliant it puts alot of fun in dull things. [X – tape, Hinge Print Tape by Hyoungmin Park & Jeongmin Lee for mmiinn » Yanko Design]

October 13, 2009 at 12: 51 am. .and OMG how boring and dull is Lucie?!. [X Factor: Here’s Your Final 12, Then. Woo.]

Inventor Thomas Edison, who gave us the light bulb and other inventions 1,093 patents that ushered in the 20th century, was called dull by a grade school teacher who believed that Edison had no ability to learn.. [Bernard Starr: Should Obama Show His School Transcripts?]

The classic nonsensical one -- with terrible one bedrooms in dull blocks like up past 8th Avenue, a block or two past the bus station -- going for $900,000 is permanently dead in relative terms.. [Could Adapting Office Buildings to Residential Work in Seattle? « PubliCola]

That which lies behind is but the crude world's shadow in dull light;. [City and Village]

RUIBAL: Radio silence successful in dull sprint-finish stage. [Cavendish wins 10th stage; no changes in overall standings]

He lay in dull despair, while she watched him searchingly, pondering again upon unsummoned and wayward thoughts of marriage.. [Chapter 14]

An expression of dull confusion crossed his handsome face.. [At First Sight]

In her Shell Guide to Northamptonshire, Juliet Smith tells us how to look at it: ‘It is best seen in dull weather or at dusk, when the ugly materials used by its Victorian builders, an indiscriminate mixture of blue and red brick, cannot detract from the effect of the classical proportions of arch and pillar’.. [Archive 2008-06-01]

"He understands better than any speaker of his years … how to quicken slow blood, kindle light in dull eyes, and bring the flood-tide of enthusiasm sweeping into all creeks and inlets of the spirit.". [Archive 2008-05-01]

Matt on Jun 25, 2008 that looks so fuckin dull, I can't even finish watching the trailer. boring.. [Worth Watching - June 24: Zach Galifianakis' Visioneers Trailer « FirstShowing.net]

Their small-town eyes will gape at you in dull surprise when payment due exceeds accounts received at seventeen. [Baring it All]

Clicking on a question pulled up an answer written in dull yet straightforward prose by the people at Intuit, which owns TurboTax.. [TurboTax Discovers That Misery Loves Company - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com]

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@aemzed: Nigeria is never a dull country... Breaking news every time. We die here Naija . 😀😀

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