Explicație dull în Dicționarul Englez Englez

dull

(dəl )

verb
make less lively or vigorous
"Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"

verb
become dull or lusterless in appearance
lose shine or brightness
"the varnished table top dulled with time"

verb
become less interesting or attractive
verb
make dull in appearance
"Age had dulled the surface"

verb
make dull or blunt
"Too much cutting dulls the knife''s edge"

verb
make numb or insensitive
"The shock numbed her senses"

verb
deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
adjectiv
(of business) not active or brisk
"business is dull (or slow)"
"a sluggish market"

adjectiv
emitting or reflecting very little light
"a dull glow"
"dull silver badly in need of a polish"
"a dull sky"

adjectiv
(of color) very low in saturation
highly diluted
"dull greens and blues"

adjectiv
slow to learn or understand
lacking intellectual acuity
"so dense he never understands anything I say to him"
"never met anyone quite so dim"
"although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray
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dumb officials mak
adjectiv
darkened with overcast
"a dark day"
"a dull sky"
"a gray rainy afternoon"
"gray clouds"
"the sky was leaden and thick"

adjectiv
not having a sharp edge or point
"the knife was too dull to be of any use"

adjectiv
not keenly felt
"a dull throbbing"
"dull pain"

adjectiv
lacking in liveliness or animation
"he was so dull at parties"
"a dull political campaign"
"a large dull impassive man"
"dull days with nothing to do"
"how dull and dreary the world is"
"fell back into one of her dull moods"

adjectiv
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
"a boring evening with uninteresting people"
"the deadening effect of some routine tasks"
"a dull play"
"his competent but dull performance"
"a ho-hum speaker who couldn''t capture their attention"


adjectiv
being or made softer or less loud or clear
"the dull boom of distant breaking waves"
"muffled drums"
"the muffled noises of the street"
"muted trumpets"

adjectiv
not clear and resonant
sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft
"the dull thud"
"thudding bullets"

adjectiv
blunted in responsiveness or sensibility
"a dull gaze"
"so exhausted she was dull to what went on about her"
- Willa Cather



Antonime:
(adjectiv) bright, lively, sharp
(verb) sharpen



Sinonime:
(adjectiv) boring, dense, dim, dumb, gray, grey, irksome, leaden, obtuse, slow, sluggish, tedious, tiresome, wearisome
(verb) benumb, blunt, damp, dampen, muffle, mute, numb, pall