Definisi 'dull'

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adjective
1 lacking in liveliness or animation Terjemahkan
Example:
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
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2 emitting or reflecting very little light Terjemahkan
Example:
a dull glow
dull silver badly in need of a polish
a dull sky
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3 not keenly felt Terjemahkan
Example:
a dull throbbing
dull pain
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4 not having a sharp edge or point Terjemahkan
Example:
the knife was too dull to be of any use
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5 Slow of understanding; wanting readiness of apprehension; stupid; doltish; blockish. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

adjective satellite
6 being or made softer or less loud or clear Terjemahkan
Example:
the dull boom of distant breaking waves
muffled drums
the muffled noises of the street
muted trumpets
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7 so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness Terjemahkan
Example:
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
tedious days on the train
the tiresome chirping of a cricket
other people's dreams are dreadfully wear
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8 (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted Terjemahkan
Example:
dull greens and blues
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9 slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity Terjemahkan
Example:
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
dumb officials make some really dumb decisions
he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse
worked with the slow students
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10 (of business) not active or brisk Terjemahkan
Example:
business is dull (or slow)
a sluggish market
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11 blunted in responsiveness or sensibility Terjemahkan
Example:
a dull gaze
so exhausted she was dull to what went on about her
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12 not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft Terjemahkan
Example:
the dull thud
thudding bullets
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13 darkened with overcast Terjemahkan
Example:
a dark day
a dull sky
the sky was leaden and thick
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verb
14 make dull in appearance Terjemahkan
Example:
Age had dulled the surface
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15 become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness Terjemahkan
Example:
the varnished table top dulled with time
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16 deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping Terjemahkan
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17 make numb or insensitive Terjemahkan
Example:
The shock numbed her senses
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18 make dull or blunt Terjemahkan
Example:
Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge
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19 become less interesting or attractive Terjemahkan
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20 make less lively or vigorous Terjemahkan
Example:
Middle age dulled her appetite for travel
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21 To deprive of sharpness of edge or point. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

22 To become dull or stupid. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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