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"dull" Meaning in English

1. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
Part of speech : verb
2. make numb or insensitive
Part of speech : verb
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3. (of business) not active or brisk
Part of speech : adjective
Example : business is dull (or slow)
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4. slow to learn or understand
Part of speech : adjective
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5. darkened with overcast
Part of speech : adjective
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6. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
Part of speech : adjective
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7. being or made softer or less loud or clear
Part of speech : adjective
Example : the dull boom of distant breaking waves
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8. not clear and resonant
Part of speech : adjective
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9. become less interesting or attractive
Part of speech : verb
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10. emitting or reflecting very little light
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a dull glow
11. (of color) very low in saturation
Part of speech : adjective
12. not having a sharp edge or point
Part of speech : adjective
Example : the knife was too dull to be of any use
13. not keenly felt
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a dull throbbing
14. lacking in liveliness or animation
Part of speech : adjective
Example : They were so dull at parties.
15. blunted in responsiveness or sensibility
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a dull gaze
16. make less lively or vigorous
Part of speech : verb
Example : Middle age dulled my appetite for travel.
17. become dull or lusterless in appearance
Part of speech : verb
18. make dull in appearance
Part of speech : verb
Example : Age had dulled the surface
19. make dull or blunt
Part of speech : verb
Example : Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge

Translation for "dull"

dull meaning in Spanish : aburrido
  • dull meaning in German : Stumpf
  • dull meaning in Russian : тупой
  • dull meaning in Portuguese : maçante
  • dull meaning in Chinese : 平淡
  • dull meaning in Japanese : 鈍い
  • dull meaning in Tamil : மந்தமான
  • dull meaning in Arabic : ممل
  • dull meaning in Turkish : donuk
  • dull meaning in Hindi : कुंठित
  • dull meaning in Telugu : నిస్తేజంగా
  • dull meaning in French : terne
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