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dull

1. (of weather) not bright or clear; cloudy
2. (of colour) lacking brilliance or brightness; sombre
3. Med (of sound elicited by percussion, esp of the chest) not resonant
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Even the parts of your workaday life that you usually take satisfaction from, can seem as dull as ditchwater.
WHEN I hear the words green and motoring in the same sentence it sends a shiver down my spine as it usually means the car in question will be as dull as ditchwater.
This is often as dull as ditchwater but saves much trouble later.
Documentaries are predictable, News 24 is boring and repetitive, and even the local BBC news is a dull as ditchwater.
But when it came to looks - well, it was as dull as ditchwater, and about as cool as a hot cup of Bovril.