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لديها 4 خطابات ( d u l l )         1 حروف العلة ( u )         3 الحروف الساكنة ( d l l )         كلمة على العكس من ذلك llud

التي في فئةENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* dul, dulle (all obsolete)

التي في فئةENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _dull_, _dul_ (also _dyll_, _dill_, _dwal_), from Old English _dol_ (“dull, foolish, erring, heretical; foolish, silly; presumptuous”), from Proto-Germanic _*dulaz_, a variant of _*dwalaz_ (“stunned, mad, foolish, misled”), from Proto-Indo-European _*dʰwel-_, _*dʰewel-_ (“to dim, dull, cloud, make obscure, swirl, whirl”). Cognate with Scots _dull_, _doll_ (“slow to understand or hear, deaf, dull”), North Frisian _dol_ (“rash, unthinking, giddy, flippant”), Dutch _dol_ (“crazy, mad, insane”), Low German _dul_, _dol_ (“mad, silly, stupid, fatuous”), German _toll_ (“crazy, mad, wild, fantastic”), Danish _dval_ (“foolish, absurd”), Icelandic _dulur_ (“secretive, silent”).

From Middle English dull, dul (also dyll, dill, dwal), from Old English dol (dull, foolish, erring, heretical; foolish, silly; presumptuous), from Proto-Germanic *dulaz, a variant of *dwalaz (stunned, mad, foolish, misled), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwel-, *dʰewel- (to dim, dull, cloud, make obscure, swirl, whirl). Cognate with Scots dull, doll (slow to understand or hear, deaf, dull), North Frisian dol (rash, unthinking, giddy, flippant), Dutch dol (crazy, mad, insane), Low German dul, dol (mad, silly, stupid, fatuous), German toll (crazy, mad, wild, fantastic), Danish dval (foolish, absurd), Icelandic dulur (secretive, silent).

التي في فئةENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /dʌl/ * _also_ (US) IPA(key): /dl̩/ * Homophone: dole * Rhymes: -ʌl

التي في فئةENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

DULL (_comparative_ DULLER, _superlative_ DULLEST) * Lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp. _All these knives are DULL._ * Boring; not exciting or interesting. _He sat through the DULL lecture and barely stayed awake._ _When does having a DULL personality ever get you a girlfriend? Even if you get one, how does being DULL help you keep a relationship for over a year?_ * Not shiny; having a matte finish or no particular luster or brightness. _Choose a DULL finish to hide fingerprints._ _a DULL fire or lamp;  a DULL red or yellow;  a DULL mirror_ * Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) As turning the logs will make a DULL fire burn, so changes of study a dull brain. * 1915, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, _The Lodger_, chapter I: A great bargain also had been the excellent Axminster carpet which covered the floor; as, again, the arm-chair in which Bunting now sat forward, staring into the DULL, small fire. In fact, that arm-chair had been an extravagance of Mrs. Bunting. She had wanted her husband to be comfortable after the day's work was done, and she had paid thirty-seven shillings for the chair. * Not bright or intelligent; stupid; slow of understanding. * William Shakespeare (c.1564–1616) She is not bred so DULL but she can learn. * William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) DULL at classical learning * Sluggish, listless. * Bible, Matthew xiii. 15 This people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are DULL of hearing. * Edmund Spenser (c.1552–1599) O, help my weak wit and sharpen my DULL tongue. * Cloudy, overcast. _It's a DULL day._ * Insensible; unfeeling. * Beaumont and Fletcher (1603-1625) Think me not / So DULL a devil to forget the loss / Of such a matchless wife. * Heavy; lifeless; inert. * William Shakespeare (c.1564–1616) the DULL earth * Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) As turning the logs will make a dull fire burn, so changes of study a DULL brain. * (of pain etc) Not intense; felt indistinctly or only slightly. _Pressing on the bruise produces a DULL pain._ SYNONYMS * See also Wikisaurus:boring * See also Wikisaurus:stupid * (not shiny): lackluster, matte ANTONYMS * bright * intelligent * sharp TRANSLATIONS

dull (comparative duller, superlative dullest)

  1. Lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp.
    All these knives are dull.
  2. Boring; not exciting or interesting.
    He sat through the dull lecture and barely stayed awake.
    When does having a dull personality ever get you a girlfriend? Even if you get one, how does being dull help you keep a relationship for over a year?
  3. Not shiny; having a matte finish or no particular luster or brightness.
    Choose a dull finish to hide fingerprints.
    a dull fire or lamp;  a dull red or yellow;  a dull mirror
  4. Not bright or intelligent; stupid; slow of understanding.
  5. Sluggish, listless.
  6. Cloudy, overcast.
    It's a dull day.
  7. Insensible; unfeeling.
  8. Heavy; lifeless; inert.
  9. (of pain etc) Not intense; felt indistinctly or only slightly.
    Pressing on the bruise produces a dull pain.

Synonyms

Antonyms

Translations

التي في فئةENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

DULL (_third-person singular simple present_ DULLS, _present participle_ DULLING, _simple past and past participle_ DULLED) * (transitive) To render dull; to remove or blunt an edge or something that was sharp. _Years of misuse have DULLED the tools._ * Francis Bacon This […] DULLED their swords. * (transitive) To soften, moderate or blunt; to make dull, stupid, or sluggish; to stupefy. _He drinks to DULL the pain._ * Shakespeare Those [drugs] she has / Will stupefy and DULL the sense a while. * Trench Use and custom have so DULLED our eyes. * (intransitive) To lose a sharp edge; to become dull. _A razor will DULL with use._ * To render dim or obscure; to sully; to tarnish. * Francis Bacon DULLS the mirror SYNONYMS * dullen TRANSLATIONS

dull (third-person singular simple present dulls, present participle dulling, simple past and past participle dulled)

  1. (transitive) To render dull; to remove or blunt an edge or something that was sharp.
    Years of misuse have dulled the tools.
  2. (transitive) To soften, moderate or blunt; to make dull, stupid, or sluggish; to stupefy.
    He drinks to dull the pain.
  3. (intransitive) To lose a sharp edge; to become dull.
    A razor will dull with use.
  4. To render dim or obscure; to sully; to tarnish.

Synonyms

  • dullen

Translations

التي في فئةENGLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
معلومات عن الموضوع

English - External Links

* dull in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * dull in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911


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