English-Norwegian translation of dull

Translation of the word dull from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

dull in Norwegian

dull
paintadjective glansløs, matt
  performanceadjective uinspirert, livløs
  workadjective langtekkelig, trist
  not brightadjective matt, glansløs
  uninterestingadjective uinteressant, tiggerlig, trettende kjedelig, trist, uinspirerende
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Definitions of dull
verb
1. dull - make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"
  weaken become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
  cloud make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
2. dull - make dull or blunt; "Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"
  blunt
  sharpen become sharp or sharper; "The debate sharpened"
  modify, alter, change make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
3. dull - become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness; "the varnished table top dulled with time"
  change undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
4. dull - make dull in appearance; "Age had dulled the surface"
  modify, alter, change make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
adjective
1. dull - lacking in liveliness or animation; "he was so dull at parties"; "a dull political campaign"; "a large dull impassive man"; "dull days with nothing to do"; "how dull and dreary the world is"; "fell back into one of her dull moods"
  lively filled with events or activity; "a lively period in history"
  colorless, colourless weak in color; not colorful
  spiritless lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism"
  unanimated not animated or enlivened; dull
  dullness without sharpness or clearness of edge or point; "the dullness of the pencil made his writing illegible"
  desiccate, arid, desiccated lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo
  bovine dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox; "showed a bovine apathy"
  dreary, drab lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"
  leaden, heavy (of movement) slow and laborious; "leaden steps"
  humdrum, monotonous tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"
  lackluster, lacklustre, lusterless, lustreless lacking luster or shine; "staring with lackluster eyes"; "lusterless hair"
2. dull - emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky"
  bright full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"
  unpolished not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing; "dull unpolished shoes"
  brightness level, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, brightness, light the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
  mat, matt, matte, matted, flat tangled in a dense mass; "tried to push through the matted undergrowth"
  lackluster, lacklustre, lusterless, lustreless lacking luster or shine; "staring with lackluster eyes"; "lusterless hair"
  subdued, soft quieted and brought under control; "children were subdued and silent"
3. dull - not having a sharp edge or point; "the knife was too dull to be of any use"
  sharp having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing; "a sharp knife"; "a pencil with a sharp point"
  blunt devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"
  blunted, dulled made dull or blunt
  edgeless lacking a cutting edge
  unsharpened not sharpened
4. dull - (of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market"
  slow, sluggish
  inactive not active physically or mentally; "illness forced him to live an inactive life"; "dreamy and inactive by nature"
  business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
5. dull - not keenly felt; "a dull throbbing"; "dull pain"
  sharp having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing; "a sharp knife"; "a pencil with a sharp point"
  deadened made or become less intense; "the deadened pangs of hunger"
6. dull - (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted; "dull greens and blues"
  unsaturated (of color) not chromatically pure; diluted; "an unsaturated red"
7. dull - darkened with overcast; "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "the sky was leaden and thick"
  leaden
  cloudy (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
8. dull - blunted in responsiveness or sensibility; "a dull gaze"; "so exhausted she was dull to what went on about her"- Willa Cather
  insensitive not responsive to physical stimuli; "insensitive to radiation"
9. dull - being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets"
  muffled, muted, softened
  soft not brilliant or glaring; "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting"
10. dull - not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft; "the dull thud"; "thudding bullets"
  thudding
  nonresonant, unreverberant not reverberant; lacking a tendency to reverberate
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