dull

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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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a dullish Viola Sonata in the Russian manner by Bunin.
This is a major factor behind aging and also causes a dullish appearance to the skin.
Judge Posner once described the "general challenge of judicial biography" as figuring out how to "write empathetically and arrestingly about dullish people who are not introspective.
In late ME, this suffix is attached to adjectives and has the sense 'somewhat': blakish, bleuish, derkish, dullish,fattish, grenish, redish, saltish, wannish, etc.
He went over each piece with a dullish steak knife, trimming off fat, sinew, and fascia.
Best known for dullish ballads, this was made for her.