Definition for DULL'NESS


  1. Stupidity; slowness of comprehension; weakness of intellect; indocility; as, the dullness of a student. – South.
  2. Want of quick perception or eager desire.
  3. Heaviness; drowsiness; inclination to sleep.
  4. Heaviness; disinclination to motion.
  5. Sluggishness; slowness.
  6. Dimness; want of clearness or luster.
  7. Bluntness; want of edge.
  8. Want of brightness or vividness; as, dullness of color.

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