dullish

dullish

[duhl-ish]
adjective
somewhat dull; tending to be dull.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see dull, -ish1

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dull (dʌl)
 
adj
1.  slow to think or understand; stupid
2.  lacking in interest
3.  lacking in perception or the ability to respond; insensitive
4.  lacking sharpness; blunt
5.  not acute, intense, or piercing
6.  (of weather) not bright or clear; cloudy
7.  not active, busy, or brisk
8.  lacking in spirit or animation; listless
9.  (of colour) lacking brilliance or brightness; sombre
10.  not loud or clear; muffled
11.  med (of sound elicited by percussion, esp of the chest) not resonant
 
vb
12.  to make or become dull
 
[Old English dol; related to Old Norse dul conceit, Old High German tol foolish, Greek tholeros confused]
 
'dullish
 
adj
 
'dullness
 
n
 
'dulness
 
n
 
'dully
 
adv

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