unbright

adjective
un·bright | \ˌən-ˈbrīt \

Definition of unbright 

: not glowing, intelligent, or promising : not bright portends an unbright future … succumbed like an unbright adolescent to trivial flattery …— Stanley Kauffmann

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1534, in the meaning defined above

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