dulled

dÊŒl v. blunt, lessen, moderate, dim, cloud adj. boring; blunt, not sharp; gloomy, somber; stupid, not intelligent; not shiny

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dulled — adjective 1. having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure (Freq. 4) the mind of the audience is becoming dulled the benumbed intellectual faculties can no longer respond • Syn: ↑benumbed • Similar to: ↑uninterested …   Useful english dictionary

  • dulled — un·dulled; …   English syllables

  • dimmed dulled grayed — Colorless Col or*less, a. 1. Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water; a colorless gas. Note: [Narrower terms: {ashen, bloodless, livid, lurid, pale, pallid, pasty, wan, waxen}; {neutral}; {white}] [Also See:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dampened his enthusiasm — dulled or lessened his excitement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dull — I UK [dʌl] / US adjective Word forms dull : adjective dull comparative duller superlative dullest ** 1) boring, or not interesting Life in a small village can be very dull. a dull lecture 2) a) not bright or shiny hair that looks dull and… …   English dictionary

  • dull — [[t]dʌ̱l[/t]] duller, dullest, dulls, dulling, dulled 1) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone or something as dull, you mean they are not interesting or exciting. They are both nice people but can be rather dull... I felt she found me …   English dictionary

  • dull — 1. adjective 1) a dull novel Syn: uninteresting, boring, tedious, monotonous, unrelieved, unvaried, unimaginative, uneventful; characterless, featureless, colorless, lifeless, insipid, unexciting, uninspiring, unstimulating …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Dull — Dull, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Duller}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dulling}.] 1. To deprive of sharpness of edge or point. This . . . dulled their swords. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make dull, stupid …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Duller — Dull Dull, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Duller}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dulling}.] 1. To deprive of sharpness of edge or point. This . . . dulled their swords. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make dull,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dulling — Dull Dull, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Duller}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dulling}.] 1. To deprive of sharpness of edge or point. This . . . dulled their swords. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make dull,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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