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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) dull

Synonyms: dull Definition: make less lively or vigorous Usage: Middle age dulled her appetite for travel

Hypernyms: weaken Definition: become weaker Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Synonyms: dull Definition: become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness Usage: the varnished table top dulled with time

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: dull, pall Definition: become less interesting or attractive

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: dull Definition: make dull in appearance Usage: Age had dulled the surface

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: dull, blunt Definition: make dull or blunt Usage: Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: dull, blunt, benumb, numb Definition: make numb or insensitive Usage: The shock numbed her senses

Hypernyms: desensitise, desensitize Definition: cause not to be sensitive Usage: The war desensitized many soldiers; The photographic plate was desensitized

Synonyms: tone down, dull, damp, dampen, muffle, mute Definition: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

Hypernyms: soften Definition: make (images or sounds) soft or softer

Synonyms for (adjective) dull

Synonyms: dull, slow, sluggish Definition: (of business) not active or brisk Usage: business is dull (or slow); a sluggish market

Hypernyms: inactive Definition: lacking activity; lying idle or unused Usage: an inactive mine; inactive accounts; inactive machinery

Synonyms: dull Definition: emitting or reflecting very little light Usage: a dull glow; dull silver badly in need of a polish; a dull sky

Hypernyms: flat, matt, matte, matted, mat Definition: not reflecting light; not glossy Usage: flat wall paint; a photograph with a matte finish

Hypernyms: lusterless, lustreless, lackluster, lacklustre Definition: lacking luster or shine Usage: staring with lackluster eyes; lusterless hair

Hypernyms: soft, subdued Definition: not brilliant or glaring Usage: the moon cast soft shadows; soft pastel colors; subdued lighting

Synonyms: dull Definition: (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted Usage: dull greens and blues

Hypernyms: unsaturated Definition: (of color) not chromatically pure; diluted Usage: an unsaturated red

Synonyms: dim, dense, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow Definition: slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity Usage: so dense he never understands anything I say to him; never met anyone quite so dim; although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick- Thackeray; dumb officials make some really dumb decisions; he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse; worked with the slow students

Hypernyms: stupid Definition: lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

Synonyms: dull, leaden Definition: darkened with overcast Usage: a dark day; a dull sky; the sky was leaden and thick

Hypernyms: cloudy Definition: full of or covered with clouds Usage: cloudy skies

Synonyms: dull Definition: not having a sharp edge or point Usage: the knife was too dull to be of any use

Hypernyms: blunt Definition: used of a knife or other blade; not sharp Usage: a blunt instrument

Hypernyms: blunted, dulled Definition: made dull or blunt

Hypernyms: edgeless Definition: lacking a cutting edge

Hypernyms: unsharpened Definition: not sharpened

Synonyms: dull Definition: not keenly felt Usage: a dull throbbing; dull pain

Hypernyms: deadened Definition: made or become less intense Usage: the deadened pangs of hunger

Synonyms: dull Definition: lacking in liveliness or animation Usage: 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

Hypernyms: desiccate, desiccated, arid Definition: lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless Usage: 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

Hypernyms: bovine Definition: dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox Usage: showed a bovine apathy

Hypernyms: drab, dreary Definition: lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise Usage: her drab personality; life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas; a series of dreary dinner parties

Hypernyms: leaden, heavy Definition: lacking lightness or liveliness Usage: heavy humor; a leaden conversation

Hypernyms: humdrum, monotonous Definition: tediously repetitious or lacking in variety Usage: a humdrum existence; all work and no play; nothing is so monotonous as the sea

Hypernyms: lackluster, lacklustre, lusterless, lustreless Definition: lacking brilliance or vitality Usage: a dull lackluster life; a lusterless performance

Synonyms: tiresome, tedious, irksome, boring, ho-hum, slow, dull, deadening, wearisome Definition: so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness Usage: a boring evening with uninteresting people; the deadening effect of some routine tasks; a dull play; his competent but dull performance; a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention; what an irksome task the writing of long letters is- Edmund Burke; tedious days on the train; the tiresome chirping of a cricket- Mark Twain; other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

Hypernyms: uninteresting Definition: arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement Usage: a very uninteresting account of her trip

Synonyms: softened, dull, muffled, muted Definition: being or made softer or less loud or clear Usage: the dull boom of distant breaking waves; muffled drums; the muffled noises of the street; muted trumpets

Hypernyms: soft Definition: (of sound) relatively low in volume Usage: soft voices; soft music

Synonyms: dull, thudding Definition: not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft Usage: the dull thud; thudding bullets

Hypernyms: unreverberant, nonresonant Definition: not reverberant; lacking a tendency to reverberate

Synonyms: dull Definition: blunted in responsiveness or sensibility Usage: a dull gaze; so exhausted she was dull to what went on about her- Willa Cather

Hypernyms: insensitive Definition: deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive Usage: insensitive to the needs of the patients