DULL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Dull Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To deprive of sharpness of edge or point.
  2. (superl.) Slow of understanding; wanting readiness of apprehension; stupid; doltish; blockish.
  3. (v. i.) To become dull or stupid.
  4. (superl.) Slow in action; sluggish; unready; awkward.
  5. (superl.) Not bright or clear to the eye; wanting in liveliness of color or luster; not vivid; obscure; dim; as, a dull fire or lamp; a dull red or yellow; a dull mirror.
  6. (v. t.) To render dim or obscure; to sully; to tarnish.
  7. (superl.) Furnishing little delight, spirit, or variety; uninteresting; tedious; cheerless; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; as, a dull story or sermon; a dull occupation or period; hence, cloudy; overcast; as, a dull day.
  8. (superl.) Insensible; unfeeling.
  9. (superl.) Heavy; gross; cloggy; insensible; spiritless; lifeless; inert.
  10. (v. t.) To deprive of liveliness or activity; to render heavy; to make inert; to depress; to weary; to sadden.
  11. (superl.) Not keen in edge or point; lacking sharpness; blunt.
  12. (v. t.) To make dull, stupid, or sluggish; to stupefy, as the senses, the feelings, the perceptions, and the like.


Synonyms:
Benumb, Blunt, Boring, Damp, Dampen, Deadening, Dense, Dim, Dumb, Gray, Grey, Irksome, Leaden, Muffle, Muffled, Mute, Numb, Obtuse, Pall, Slow, Sluggish, Softened, Tedious, Thumping, Tiresome, Wearisome,

• Dulling Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dull


• Dullish Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Somewhat dull; uninteresting; tiresome.


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