Another word for dull


benumb, blunt, dull, numb - make numb or insensitive

Example:- The shock numbed her senses

dull - make less lively or vigorous

Example:- Middle age dulled her appetite for travel

blunt, dull - make dull or blunt

Example:- Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge

dull - make dull in appearance

Example:- Age had dulled the surface

damp, dampen, dull, muffle, mute, tone down - deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

dull, pall - become less interesting or attractive

dull - become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness

Example:- the varnished table top dulled with time


dull - not keenly felt

Example:- a dull throbbing

dull - not having a sharp edge or point

Example:- the knife was too dull to be of any use

dull - lacking in liveliness or animation

Example:- he was so dull at parties

dull - emitting or reflecting very little light

Example:- a dull glow

boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome - so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

Example:- a boring evening with uninteresting people

dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow - slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity

Example:- so dense he never understands anything I say to him

dull, thudding - not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft

Example:- the dull thud

dull, leaden - darkened with overcast

Example:- a dark day

dull - blunted in responsiveness or sensibility

Example:- a dull gaze

dull, muffled, muted, softened - being or made softer or less loud or clear

Example:- the dull boom of distant breaking waves

dull - (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted

Example:- dull greens and blues

dull, slow, sluggish - (of business) not active or brisk

Example:- business is dull (or slow)

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Source : WordNet