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English definition of “dull”

dull

adjective (NOT BRIGHT)    /dʌl/
C1 not clear , bright , or shiny : We could just see a dull glow given off by the fire's last embers . The first day of our holiday was dull (= cloudy ).Darkness and becoming darkPale and colourless and causing colour to fade dully     /ˈdʌl.li/ adverb The car lights glowed dully through the mist . My arm still ached dully.Pain and painfulDarkness and becoming darkPale and colourless and causing colour to fade dullness     /ˈdʌl.nəs/ noun [U]
(Definition of dull adjective (NOT BRIGHT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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