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dulled

adjective

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2 lacking intensity of color
  • the dulled colors and brownish tones are characteristic of this painter's works

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3 lacking sharpness of edge or point
  • the dulled blade of a knife that had been stored in a drawer full of miscellaneous utensils

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dulled

verb
past tense of dull

Synonyms & Antonyms of dulled (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to reduce or weaken in strength or feeling
  • the aspirin dulled his headache and he was soon feeling better

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2 to make white or lighter by removing color
  • the painting's once-vivid colors have been dulled by time

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“Dulled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dulled. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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