How to Pronounce dull?

Correct pronunciation for the word "dull" is [dˈʌl], [dˈʌl], [d_ˈʌ_l].

"Dull" in context

A dull sensation is one that is lacking in excitement, energy and vibrancy, typically inducing boredom and a lack of enthusiasm. It often relates to a lack of stimulation or interest that would usually make us feel energised and alive.

A dull environment can also reflect this sentiment, for example a mundane workplace, fixed routine or monotonous task can lead to a sense of drudgery. A dull period of one's life can be associated with this too, if nothing particularly exciting is occurring.

The opposite of dullness is typically something dynamic, stimulating and even thrilling.

Usage over time for dull:

This graph shows how "dull" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

9 words made out of letters DULL

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