Synsets for "dull"

Synset: dull.v.01

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: make dull in appearance

Examples: Age had dulled the surface

Lemmas: dull

Hypernym: change

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Synset: dull.v.02

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness

Examples: the varnished table top dulled with time

Lemmas: dull

Hypernym: change

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Synset: muffle.v.02

Synonyms: muffle

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

Examples:

Lemmas: muffle mute dull damp dampen tone_down

Hypernym: soften

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Synset: numb.v.01

Synonyms: numb

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: make numb or insensitive

Examples: The shock numbed her senses

Lemmas: numb benumb blunt dull

Hypernym: desensitize

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Synset: dull.v.05

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: make dull or blunt

Examples: Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge

Lemmas: dull blunt

Hypernym: change

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Antonyms: sharpen

    

Synset: pall.v.01

Synonyms: pall

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: become less interesting or attractive

Examples:

Lemmas: pall dull

Hypernym: change

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Synset: dull.v.07

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: make less lively or vigorous

Examples: Middle age dulled her appetite for travel

Lemmas: dull

Hypernym: weaken

Hyponym: cloud

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Synset: dull.a.01

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE

Definition: lacking in liveliness or animation

Examples: 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

Lemmas: dull

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Antonyms: lively

    

Synset: dull.a.02

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE

Definition: emitting or reflecting very little light

Examples: a dull glow | dull silver badly in need of a polish | a dull sky

Lemmas: dull

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Antonyms: bright

    

Synset: dull.s.03

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: being or made softer or less loud or clear

Examples: the dull boom of distant breaking waves | muffled drums | the muffled noises of the street | muted trumpets

Lemmas: dull muffled muted softened

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Synset: boring.s.01

Synonyms: boring

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

Examples: 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 | what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke | tedious days on the train | the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain | other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

Lemmas: boring deadening dull ho-hum irksome slow tedious tiresome wearisome

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Synset: dull.s.05

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted

Examples: dull greens and blues

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Synset: dull.a.06

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE

Definition: not keenly felt

Examples: a dull throbbing | dull pain

Lemmas: dull

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Antonyms: sharp

    

Synset: dense.s.04

Synonyms: dense

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity

Examples: 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 | dumb officials make some really dumb decisions | he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse | worked with the slow students

Lemmas: dense dim dull dumb obtuse slow

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Synset: dull.s.08

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: (of business) not active or brisk

Examples: business is dull (or slow) | a sluggish market

Lemmas: dull slow sluggish

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Synset: dull.a.09

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE

Definition: not having a sharp edge or point

Examples: the knife was too dull to be of any use

Lemmas: dull

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Synset: dull.s.10

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: blunted in responsiveness or sensibility

Examples: a dull gaze | so exhausted she was dull to what went on about her"- Willa Cather

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Synset: dull.s.11

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft

Examples: the dull thud | thudding bullets

Lemmas: dull thudding

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Synset: dull.s.12

Synonyms: dull

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: darkened with overcast

Examples: a dark day | a dull sky | the sky was leaden and thick

Lemmas: dull leaden

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