dully

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dull

 (dŭl)
adj. dull·er, dull·est
1.
a. Arousing little interest; lacking liveliness; boring: a dull movie.
b. Not brisk or rapid; sluggish: Business has been dull.
2. Not having a sharp edge or point; blunt: a dull knife.
3.
a. Not intensely or keenly felt: a dull ache.
b. Not bright, vivid, or shiny: a dull brown; a glaze with a dull finish.
c. Cloudy or overcast: a dull sky.
d. Not clear or resonant: a dull thud.
4. Intellectually weak or obtuse; stupid.
5. Lacking responsiveness or alertness; insensitive: half-asleep and dull to the noises in the next room.
6. Dispirited; depressed: a dull mood.
tr. & intr.v. dulled, dull·ing, dulls
To make or become dull.

[Middle English dul; akin to Old English dol.]

dull′ish adj.
dull′ness, dul′ness n.
dul′ly adv.
Synonyms: dull, colorless, drab1, humdrum, lackluster, pedestrian, stodgy, uninspired
These adjectives mean lacking in liveliness, charm, or surprise: a dull, uninteresting performance; a colorless and unimaginative person; a drab and boring job; a humdrum conversation; a lackluster life; a pedestrian movie plot; a stodgy dinner party; an uninspired lecture.
Antonym: lively
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.dully - without liveliness; "she nodded her head dully"
2.dully - without luster or shine; "the light shone dully through the haze"; "unpolished buttons glinted dully"
Translations
كما يَنْبَغي، وِفْقا للأُصول
hloupěnudně
kedeligt
tompán
dauflega, heimskulega
gerektiği gibihakkıyla

dully

[ˈdʌllɪ] ADV
1. (= boringly) [speak, write] → de manera aburrida
2. (= dimly) [glow, gleam, shine] → pálidamente, débilmente
3. (= without enthusiasm) [say, reply] → sin entusiasmo; [think] → de forma confusa
he looked dully about the roomsus ojos recorrieron la habitación sin entusiasmo
4. (= with a muffled sound) → sordamente, con ruido sordo
5. (= with a dull pain) his arm throbbed dullytenía un dolor sordo en el brazo

dully

[ˈdʌlli] adv
[look] → d'un air morne
[gleam, shine] → faiblement
[thump, sound] → d'une manière sourde
[ache, throb] → sourdement

dully

adv
(= dimly) gleam, glintmatt, schwach
(= without enthusiasm) say, looklustlos
(= vaguely) throb, ache, feeldumpf
(= boringly)langweilig

dully

[ˈdʌllɪ] adv (listen) → con aria imbambolata; (act) → senza mostrare interesse; (talk, write) → in modo monotono, in modo insipido

dull

(dal) adjective
1. slow to learn or to understand. The clever children help the dull ones.
2. not bright or clear. a dull day.
3. not exciting or interesting. a very dull book.
ˈdully adverb
ˈdullness noun