dull

US [dʌl]
UK [dʌl]
  • v.减轻;(使)变麻木;使迟钝;使不活泼
  • adj.枯燥无味的;沉闷的;无聊的;不明亮的
  • Web迟钝的;枯燥的;乏味的
Comparative Degree:duller  Superlative:dullest  Simple Present:dulls  Present Participle:dulling  Past Tense:dulled  
dull
adj.
乏味boring
1.
枯燥无味的;沉闷的;无聊的not interesting or exciting
Life in a small town could be deadly dull.
小城镇的生活可能会非常没意思。
The first half of the game was pretty dull.
上半场比赛打得十分沉闷。
There's never a dull moment when John's around.
只要约翰在就不会有沉闷的时候。
光;色彩light/colours
2.
不明亮的;不鲜明的;无光泽的not bright or shiny
a dull grey colour
暗灰色
dull, lifeless hair
无光泽、无弹性的头发
Her eyes were dull.
她目光呆滞。
天气weather
3.
阴沉的;昏暗的;多云的not bright, with a lot of clouds
It was a dull, grey day.
那是一个阴沉昏暗的日子。
声音sounds
4.
不清晰的;隐约的;低沉的not clear or loud
The gates shut behind him with a dull thud.
他走出后,大门砰的一声闷响关上了。
疼痛pain
5.
隐隐约约的not very severe, but continuous
a dull ache/pain
隐隐的疼痛
person
6.
迟钝的;愚笨的slow in understanding
a dull pupil
脑子迟钝的小学生
贸易trade
7.
萧条的;不景气的;呆滞的not busy; slow
Don't sell into a dull market.
不要到萧条的市场去推销。
IDM
(as) dull as ditchwater
索然无味;无聊透顶extremely boring
v.
疼痛pain
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
减轻;(使)变麻木to become or be made weaker or less severe
The tablets they gave him dulled the pain for a while.
他们给他的药片暂时缓解了疼痛。
person
2.
[t]
~ sb
使迟钝;使不活泼to make a person slower or less lively
He felt dulled and stupid with sleep.
他睡得迷迷糊糊,昏头昏脑。
色彩;声音colours/sounds
3.
[i][t]
(使)变得无光泽,变模糊,变低沉to become or to make sth less bright, clean or sharp
His eyes dulled and he slumped to the ground.
他眼前一黑重重地倒在地上。
The endless rain seemed to dull all sound.
连绵不断的阴雨似乎使所有的声音都变得沉闷起来。