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dull
British English: /dʌl/
American English: /dəl/

Translation of dull in German:

adjective

  • 1
    (stupid) beschränkt
    (slow to understand) begriffsstutzig [pejorative]
  • 2 (boring)
    langweilig
    stumpfsinnig (Arbeit, Routine)
    nichts sagend (Eindruck)
  • 4 (not bright)
    matt
    stumpf (Farbe, Glanz, Licht, Metall)
    trübe (Augen)
    blind (Spiegel)
    (not sharp) dumpf (Geräusch, Aufprall, Schmerz, Gefühl)
  • 7
    (listless) lustlos
    (dejected) niedergeschlagen
    bedrückt

transitive verb

  • 2 (make less bright or sharp)
    stumpf werden lassen
    verblassen lassen (Farbe)
  • 3 (blunt)
    stumpf machen
  • 4 [figurative]
    dämpfen (Freude, Enthusiasmus)
    abstumpfen (Geist, Sinne, Verstand, Vorstellungskraft)
    lindern (Kummer, Hass)
    dull the edge of something [figurative]
    einer Sache Dat. ihren Reiz nehmen

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