Synonyms for dullness


1. dullness, obtuseness, stupidity
usage: the quality of being slow to understand
2. dullness, uninterestingness
usage: the quality of lacking interestingness; "the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees"
3. dullness, visual property
usage: a lack of visual brightness; "the brightness of the orange sky was reflected in the dullness of the orange sea"
4. dullness, unfeelingness, callousness, callosity, hardness, insensibility
usage: lack of sensibility; "there was a dullness in his heart"; "without him the dullness of her life crept into her work no matter how she tried to compartmentalize it."
5. dullness, bluntness, shape, form, configuration, contour, conformation
usage: without sharpness or clearness of edge or point; "the dullness of the pencil made his writing illegible"
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