Synonyms for Dull:
blunt, obtuse, pointless, rounded, unpointed, unsharpened.
boring, commonplace, depressing, dreary, dry, humdrum, insipid, monotonous, mundane, prosaic, tedious, tiresome, uninteresting, wearisome.
achromatic, bleached, colorless, faded, hueless, lackluster, lusterless, neutral, pale, toneless, white.
apathetic, benumbed, besotted, boorish, bovine, cloddish, comatose, dense, dim, doltish, drowsy, lethargic, loutish, ponderous, sleepy, slow, sluggish, soporific, stupefied, thick-witted.
ashen, battleship-gray, dapple-gray, dingy, drab, gloomy, gray, grizzled, gun metal, iron-gray, lead-gray, leaden, mole-gray, mousy, neutral-tint, pearl-gray, pearly, salt-and-pepper, silvery, smoky, somber, taupe.
dopey, drooping, drugged, indolent, insensible, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, lazy, leisurely, lifeless, listless, lumpish, phlegmatic, slothful, tired, torpid, unhurried.
damped, dead, deadened, flat, muffled, mute, non-resonant, silenced.
anesthetized, dazed, desensitized, insensitive, narcotized, numb.
aloof, blacked out, callous, faint, insentient, narcotic, oblivious, senseless, swooning, trance-like, unconscious, unfeeling, unperceptive.
ashiness, dapple-grayness, dinginess, drabness, dreariness, dullness, gloominess, grayness, iron-grayness, leadenness, mousiness, pearliness, silveriness, smokiness, somberness.
deaden, desensitize, diminish, soften.
annoy, bore, fatigue, sedate, tire, tranquilize, weary.
abrogate, anesthetize, benumb, botch, cramp, cripple, disable, disarm, enfeeble, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hinder, hobble, impair, incapacitate, invalidate, lame, neutralize, paralyze, prostrate, sap, scotch, screw up, stun, stupefy, tamper, undermine, vitiate, weaken.
daze, drug, narcotize.
muffle, quiet, silence, still, turn down.
Other synonyms and related words:
blank, choke, cold, cushion, damp, dampen, deaden the pain, deadpan, deafen, droopy, drown, dry-as-dust, dun, empty, exanimate, fishy, glassy, glazed, heavy, hebetate, hebetudinous, inert, leaded, lethargical, lightless, logy, lymphatic, mat, obdurate, obtund, pepless, phlegmatical, repress, slack, slow-witted, smother, stifle, stolid, stop, subdue, supine, suppress, take the edge off, tame, tarnish, throttle, tone down, unimaginative, unintelligent, unpoetical, vacant, wooden.
Rhymes for Dull:
hull, cull, mull, gull, skull, cul, null, scull, lull;
Quotes for Dull:
The first requirement of a statesman is that he be dull
It's only when you suddenly stop perspiring that your forearms go dull
Somebody must always be doing something new, or life would get very dull
Ninette de Valois.
Idioms of Dull:
dull as dishwater;
be ( as) dull as ditchwater;