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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: dull bodoh, buram, goblok, guram, kelam, mada, sabak, tumpul
English → English (WordNet) Definition: dull dull adj 1: 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” [ant: lively] 2: emitting or reflecting very little light; “a dull glow”; “dull silver badly in need of a polish”; “a dull sky” [ant: bright] 3: being or made softer or less loud or clear; “the dull boom of distant breaking waves”; “muffled drums”; “the muffled noises of the street”; “muted trumpets” [syn: muffled, muted, softened] 4: so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; “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” [syn: boring, deadening, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome] 5: (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted; “dull greens and blues” 6: not keenly felt; “a dull throbbing”; “dull pain” [ant: sharp] 7: slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; “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” [syn: dense, dim, dumb, obtuse, slow] 8: (of business) not active or brisk; “business is dull (or slow)”; “a sluggish market” [syn: slow, sluggish] 9: not having a sharp edge or point; “the knife was too dull to be of any use” [ant: sharp] 10: blunted in responsiveness or sensibility; “a dull gaze”; “so exhausted she was dull to what went on about her”- Willa Cather 11: not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft; “the dull thud”; “thudding bullets” [syn: thudding] 12: darkened with overcast; “a dark day”; “a dull sky”; “a gray rainy afternoon”; “gray clouds”; “the sky was leaden and thick” [syn: gray, grey, leaden] dull v 1: make dull in appearance; “Age had dulled the surface” 2: become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness; “the varnished table top dulled with time” 3: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping [syn: muffle, mute, damp, dampen, tone down] 4: make numb or insensitive; “The shock numbed her senses” [syn: numb, benumb, blunt] 5: make dull or blunt; “Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge” [syn: blunt] [ant: sharpen] 6: become less interesting or attractive [syn: pall] 7: make less lively or vigorous; “Middle age dulled her appetite for travel”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Dull Dull \Dull\, a. [Compar. Duller; superl. Dullest.] [AS. dol foolish; akin to gedwelan to err, D. dol mad, dwalen to wander, err, G. toll mad, Goth. dwals foolish, stupid, cf. Gr. ? turbid, troubled, Skr. dhvr to cause to fall. Cf. Dolt, Dwale, Dwell, Fraud.] 1. Slow of understanding; wanting readiness of apprehension; stupid; doltish; blockish. “Dull at classical learning.” --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] She is not bred so dull but she can learn. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Slow in action; sluggish; unready; awkward. [1913 Webster] This people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing. --Matt. xiii. 15. [1913 Webster] O, help my weak wit and sharpen my dull tongue. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. Insensible; unfeeling. [1913 Webster] Think me not So dull a devil to forget the loss Of such a matchless wife. -- Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 4. Not keen in edge or point; lacking sharpness; blunt. “Thy scythe is dull.” --Herbert. [1913 Webster] 5. Not bright or clear to the eye; wanting in liveliness of color or luster; not vivid; obscure; dim; as, a dull fire or lamp; a dull red or yellow; a dull mirror. [1913 Webster] 6. Heavy; gross; cloggy; insensible; spiritless; lifeless; inert. “The dull earth.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] As turning the logs will make a dull fire burn, so changes of study a dull brain. -- Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 7. Furnishing little delight, spirit, or variety; uninteresting; tedious; cheerless; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; as, a dull story or sermon; a dull occupation or period; hence, cloudy; overcast; as, a dull day. [1913 Webster] Along life's dullest, dreariest walk. -- Keble. Syn: Lifeless; inanimate; dead; stupid; doltish; heavy; sluggish; sleepy; drowsy; gross; cheerless; tedious; irksome; dismal; dreary; clouded; tarnished; obtuse. See Lifeless. [1913 Webster] Dull \Dull\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Duller; p. pr. & vb. n. Dulling.] 1. To deprive of sharpness of edge or point. “This . . . dulled their swords.” --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make dull, stupid, or sluggish; to stupefy, as the senses, the feelings, the perceptions, and the like. [1913 Webster] Those [drugs] she has Will stupefy and dull the sense a while. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Use and custom have so dulled our eyes. --Trench. [1913 Webster] 3. To render dim or obscure; to sully; to tarnish. “Dulls the mirror.” --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 4. To deprive of liveliness or activity; to render heavy; to make inert; to depress; to weary; to sadden. [1913 Webster] Attention of mind . . . wasted or dulled through continuance. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] Dull \Dull\, v. i. To become dull or stupid. --Rom. of R. [1913 Webster]


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