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dulled

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of dulled

  1. 1 lacking a surface luster or gloss it might be best to paint the exposed pipes with a dulled enamel Synonyms of dulled dim, dull, matte, flat, lusterlessWords Related to dulled tarnished, unpolished; cloudy, dingy, dirty, drab, lackluster, mousy (or mousey), muddy; gray (also grey), leaden, pale, palish; black, dark, darkened, darkish, dimmed, dusky, gloomy, murky, obscure, obscured, pitch-black, pitch-dark, somber (or sombre), stygian, tenebrific, tenebrousNear Antonyms of dulled buffed, burnished, glazed, lacquered, polished, rubbed, shellacked, varnished; satin, satiny; silken, silky; slick, slippery; gemmy, gleaming, glimmering, glinting, glistening, glittering, scintillating, shimmering, shining, sparkling, twinkling; beaming, bedazzling, bright, brightened, brilliant, candescent, dazzling, effulgent, fulgent, glowing, incandescent, lambent, lucent, lucid, luminous, radiant, refulgent, resplendent, shiningAntonyms of dulled glossy, lustrous, shiny, sleek

  2. 2 lacking intensity of color the dulled colors and brownish tones are characteristic of this painter's works Synonyms of dulled dull, pale, faded, light, pastel, washed-out, washyWords Related to dulled flat, lackluster, lusterless, matte (also mat or matt); dim, faint; dirty, muddy; achromatic, colorless, uncolored, undyed, unpainted, unstained; blanched, bleached, washed, white, whitened; gray (also grey), indistinct, neutralNear Antonyms of dulled bright, brilliant, vibrant, vivid; chromatic, colored, dyed, painted, stained, tinged, tinted; colorful, motley, multicolored, polychromatic, polychrome, prismatic, rainbow, varicolored, variegated; flashy, garish, gaudy, loud, showy, splashyAntonyms of dulled dark, deep, gay, rich

  3. 3 lacking sharpness of edge or point the dulled blade of a knife that had been stored in a drawer full of miscellaneous utensils Synonyms of dulled blunt, blunted, dull, obtuseWords Related to dulled dullish; rounded, smooth; even, flat, flattened, levelNear Antonyms of dulled jagged, needlelike, prickly, spiked, spikelike, spiky (also spikey), spiny; jabbing, lacerating, piercing, scratching, stabbing; ultrasharpAntonyms of dulled cutting, edged, edgy, ground, honed, keen, pointed, sharp, sharpened, whetted



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