lusterless


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lus·ter·less

 (lŭs′tər-lĭs)
adj.
Lacking distinction, radiance, or vitality; dull: a lusterless performance; lusterless hair.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lusterless - lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"
dull - 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"
2.lusterless - lacking luster or shine; "staring with lackluster eyes"; "lusterless hair"
dull - emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky"

lusterless

adjective
1. Lacking gloss and luster:
References in classic literature ?
His arms hung helpless at his sides; of his eyes only he retained control, and these he dared not remove from the lusterless orbs of the apparition, which he knew was not a soul without a body, but that most dreadful of all existences infesting that haunted wood--a body without a soul
Stepan Arkadyevitch took the letter, looked with incredulous surprise at the lusterless eyes fixed so immovably on him, and began to read.
Her hair, for example, seen under the large garden hat that she wore, looked almost as short as the hair of a man; and the color of it was of that dull, lusterless brown hue which is so commonly seen in English women of the ordinary type.
On parting he slipped upon my finger a curiously wrought ring set with a dead-black, lusterless stone, which appeared more like a bit of bituminous coal than the priceless Barsoomian gem which in reality it is.
She looked at him from the depths of her still, lusterless eyes.
By the time you read this, you have already uploaded a hundred selfies (your lusterless mug floating in the cold, heartless spaces of the Cloud) or pictures of shoes, pets, as well as curated, clustered calories about to be funneled into your gaping abyss of a mouth posted your thoughts on Stranger Things Season Two or the absolutely bonkers Bright featuring Will Smith and his orc partner ( "This is like a nuclear weapon that grants wishes" er, how, what?
There are pockets or white, and even a thin strip of yellow on what might be a window ledge, but the painting largely consists of lusterless free-floating rectangles, rendered in harsh shades of charcoal.
To this mixture, 16 parts of sublimed sulfur are added, and the resulting mixture is ground very thoroughly in a stone mortar for 24 h or more until the whole is converted to a lusterless, fine, impalpable powder of uniform consistence.
In addition to mood swings, lusterless hair, elevated stress levels and a diminished sex drive, many women over 40 also experience a variety of skin problems.
Cameron has led an odd campaign, so lusterless and absent at times that he could not even remember the name of his own football team.
She had diffuse nonscarring alopecia with dry lusterless, short hair.
she lamented, and called in painters and had everything done in lean, lusterless black, a void of black, so that all light that reached her was necessarily mitigated by such cold, auspicious contours of bleakness, and Florence herself fell into a black study.