Synonyms of 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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