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dull

synonym (synonym of dull)

  • (verb.perception)
    deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    make numb or insensitive (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make dull or blunt (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become less interesting or attractive (verb.change)
     
  • (adj.all)
    being or made softer or less loud or clear (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of business) not active or brisk (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    darkened with overcast (adj.all)
     

antonym (antonym of dull)

  • (adj.all)
    emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    full of life and energy (adj.all)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make sharp or sharper (verb.contact)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing (adj.all)
     

also (also)

  • emitting or reflecting very little light (adj.all)
    not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing (adj.all)
     
  • lacking in liveliness or animation (adj.all)
    not animated or enlivened; dull (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking in variety and interest (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking ardor or vigor or energy (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with dull)

  • (of business) not active or brisk (adj.all)
    lacking activity; lying idle or unused (adj.all)
     
  • (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted (adj.all)
    (of color) not chromatically pure; diluted (adj.all)
     
  • being or made softer or less loud or clear (adj.all)
    (of sound) relatively low in volume (adj.all)
     
  • blunted in responsiveness or sensibility (adj.all)
    deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive (adj.all)
     
  • darkened with overcast (adj.all)
    full of or covered with clouds (adj.all)
     
  • emitting or reflecting very little light (adj.all)
    not reflecting light; not glossy (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking luster or shine (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    not brilliant or glaring (adj.all)
     
  • lacking in liveliness or animation (adj.all)
    lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking lightness or liveliness (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    tediously repetitious or lacking in variety (adj.all)
     
  • not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft (adj.all)
    not reverberant; lacking a tendency to reverberate (adj.all)
     
  • not having a sharp edge or point (adj.all)
    used of a knife or other blade; not sharp (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    made dull or blunt (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking a cutting edge (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    not sharpened (adj.all)
     
  • not keenly felt (adj.all)
    made or become less intense (adj.all)
     
  • slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity (adj.all)
    lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity (adj.all)
     
  • so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness (adj.all)
    arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement (adj.all)
     

hypernym (dull IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping (verb.perception)
    make (images or sounds) soft or softer (verb.perception)
     
  • make dull in appearance (verb.contact)
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation (verb.change)
     
  • make less lively or vigorous (verb.change)
    become weaker (verb.change)
     
  • make numb or insensitive (verb.perception)
    cause not to be sensitive (verb.perception)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF dull relation)

  • make less lively or vigorous (verb.change)
    make milky or dull (verb.change)
     

attribute (dull is an attribute of ....)

derivation (.... is derived from dull)

  • (of business) not active or brisk (adj.all)
    the pace of things that move relatively slowly (noun.attribute)
     
  • become less interesting or attractive (verb.change)
    a person who evokes boredom (noun.person)
     
  • darkened with overcast (adj.all)
    a lack of visual brightness (noun.attribute)
     
  • deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping (verb.perception)
    a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise (noun.artifact)
     
  • emitting or reflecting very little light (adj.all)
    a lack of visual brightness (noun.attribute)
     
  • not having a sharp edge or point (adj.all)
    without sharpness or clearness of edge or point (noun.attribute)
     
  • slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity (adj.all)
    the quality of being mentally slow and limited (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the quality of being slow to understand (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    lack of normal development of intellectual capacities (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training (noun.cognition)
     
  • so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness (adj.all)
    extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    dullness owing to length or slowness (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.feeling)
    the feeling of being bored by something tedious (noun.feeling)
     

domain category (dull is domain category of ....)

synonym antonym also similar hypernym hyponym attribute damp dampen benumb blunt pall muffled sharpen bright sharp lively unpolished unanimated colorless spiritless inactive flat lackluster lacklustre soft subdued weaken change alter modify desensitise desensitize cloud brightness brightness level light luminance dullness

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