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adjective dull pronunciation in American English /dʌl/
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adjectivedull
comparativeduller
superlativedullest

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  1. 1
    boring, or not interesting
    a dull lecture
    Life in a small town can be very dull.
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  2. 2
    not bright or shiny
    a dull color
    hair that looks dull and lifeless
  3. 3
    not able to understand or react to what is happening
    She had a dull expression on her face.
  4. 4
    a dull pain is not very strong but continues for a long time
    I felt a dull ache in my stomach.
  5. 5
    a dull sound is low and not very clear
    There was a dull thud from the apartment above.
  6. 6
    not intelligent
    He really is one of the dullest boys in the class.

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