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1. dullness

noun. ['ˈdʌlnəs'] the quality of being slow to understand.

Synonyms

  • obtuseness
  • oscitance
  • oscitancy

Antonyms

  • sharpen
  • sharp
  • sensitize
  • sensitise

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Words that Rhyme with Dullness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word dullness


1. Adjective
Often the first symptom is dullness -- your goat will appear less active and alert than usual.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Scratching, etching and dullness are common occurrences for homeowners who use onyx for kitchen and bathroom countertops.

Quotes containing the word dullness


1. Most of life is so dull it is not worth discussing, and it is dull at all ages. When we change our brand of cigarette, move to a new neighborhood, subscribe to a different newspaper, fall in and out of love, we are protesting in ways both frivolous and deep against the not to be diluted dullness of day-to-day living.
- Truman Capote, Summer Crossing

2. Dull Poetry Dulls the Mind [10w] Poetry penetrates dullness when whetted on the stone of imagination.
- Beryl Dov

2. dullness

noun. ['ˈdʌlnəs'] a lack of visual brightness.

Synonyms

  • matt
  • lusterlessness
  • mat
  • lustrelessness
  • visual property
  • subduedness
  • flatness
  • matte

Antonyms

  • animated
  • spirited
  • colorful
  • bright

3. dullness

noun. ['ˈdʌlnəs'] without sharpness or clearness of edge or point.

Synonyms

  • contour
  • shape
  • configuration
  • bluntness
  • form
  • conformation

Antonyms

  • acuteness
  • appetizingness
  • wholesomeness
  • maturity

4. dullness

noun. ['ˈdʌlnəs'] the quality of lacking interestingness.

Synonyms

  • vapidness
  • jejuneness
  • tiresomeness
  • dreariness
  • vapidity
  • tedium
  • insipidity
  • boringness
  • tameness
  • dull
  • uninterestingness
  • jejunity
  • tediousness

Antonyms

  • lively
  • polished
  • interesting
  • smart

5. dullness

noun. ['ˈdʌlnəs'] lack of sensibility.

Synonyms

  • unfeelingness
  • insensibility
  • callosity
  • hardness

Antonyms

  • wildness
  • wild
  • intractability
  • colourful
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