dull

  核心词汇  
[dʌl]     [dʌl]    
  • adj. 呆滞的;钝的;迟钝的;无趣的;暗的
  • v. 变钝;迟钝
dullish dully duller dullest dullness dulled dulled dulling dulls
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dull的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 呆滞的
  2. 钝的,不锋利的
  3. 萧条的
  4. 不鲜明的
  5. 无聊的,单调的
  6. 无光泽的,晦暗的
  7. 昏暗的,阴暗的,阴沉的
  8. 模糊的,隐约的
  9. 愚钝的,迟钝的,呆笨的
  10. 令人生厌的
  11. 感觉迟钝的
  12. 不快的
v. (动词)
  1. 变钝,变迟钝,变得不活泼
  2. (把...)弄钝
  3. 使阴暗,使阴郁
  4. 减少,缓和,减轻
  5. 使不活跃,使迟钝,使不活泼
  6. 变低沉
  7. 变得无光泽,变阴暗
  8. 变模糊
  9. 迟钝

双解释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 不鲜明的,不清楚的 not bright or clear
  2. 迟钝的,呆笨的 slow in understanding; stupid
  3. 枯燥无味的,令人厌烦的,单调的 lacking interest or excitement; boring; monotonous
  4. 不锋利 not sharp
  5. 感觉不明显 (of pain) not felt sharply
  6. 萧条的,清淡的 (of trade) not busy; slow

英英释义

Adjective:
  1. lacking in liveliness or animation;

    "he was so dull at parties"
    "a dull political campaign"
    "a large dull impassive man"
    "dull days with nothing to do"
    "how dull and dreary the world is"
    "fell back into one of her dull moods"

  2. emitting or reflecting very little light;

    "a dull glow"
    "dull silver badly in need of a polish"
    "a dull sky"

  3. being or made softer or less loud or clear;

    "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"
    "muffled drums"
    "the muffled noises of the street"
    "muted trumpets"

  4. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness;

    "a boring evening with uninteresting people"
    "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"
    "a dull play"
    "his competent but dull performance"
    "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"
    "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"
    "tedious days on the train"
    "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"
    "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"

  5. (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted;

    "dull greens and blues"

  6. not keenly felt;

    "a dull throbbing"
    "dull pain"

  7. slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity;

    "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"
    "never met anyone quite so dim"
    "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"
    "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"
    "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"
    "worked with the slow students"

  8. (of business) not active or brisk;

    "business is dull (or slow)"
    "a sluggish market"

  9. not having a sharp edge or point;

    "the knife was too dull to be of any use"

  10. blunted in responsiveness or sensibility;

    "a dull gaze"
    "so exhausted she was dull to what went on about her"

  11. not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft;

    "the dull thud"
    "thudding bullets"

  12. darkened with overcast;

    "a dark day"
    "a dull sky"
    "the sky was leaden and thick"

Verb:
  1. make dull in appearance;

    "Age had dulled the surface"

  2. become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness;

    "the varnished table top dulled with time"

  3. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

  4. make numb or insensitive;

    "The shock numbed her senses"

  5. make dull or blunt;

    "Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"

  6. become less interesting or attractive

  7. make less lively or vigorous;

    "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"

dull的用法和样例:

例句

用作形容词 (adj.)
  1. Jack had all work but no play, making him a dull boy.
    杰克只学不玩,这使得他成为一个呆笨的孩子。
  2. It's impossible to cut a pineapple with such a dull knife.
    用一把这么钝的刀子切菠萝是不可能的。
  3. The mind becomes dull if the body doesn't get on exercise.
    要是身体得不到锻炼,头脑也会迟钝的。
  4. This book is rather dull.
    这本书很枯燥。
  5. The dying fire was throwing out a dull red light.
    将要熄灭的火发出暗红色的光。
用作动词 (v.)
  1. The heating was turned up high to dull his audience's senses.
    暖气温度被调到很高,以至于听众的意识变得迟钝。
  2. She gave me some medicine to dull the pain.
    她给了我一些可减轻疼痛的药。
  3. The sensory nerves of this old man seem to dull.
    这位老人的感觉神经似乎不太敏锐了。

常见句型

用作形容词 (adj.)
用作定语 ~+ n.
  1. He is a very dull pupil.
    他是一个很笨的学生。
  2. All work and no play made Jack a dull boy.
    只会学习,不会玩,杰克变成了笨小孩。
  3. I'm in dull mood.
    我觉得闷得慌。
用作表语 S+be+~
  1. The weather is dull.
    天气阴沉。
  2. The knife is dull.
    那把小刀很钝。
  3. Business is deplorably dull.
    生意极为不景气。
S+be+~+ prep .-phrase
  1. The day was dull with a cloudy sky.
    天气阴暗多云。
  2. I dare say you are dull at home.
    我敢说你在家里感到很无聊。
S+be+~+that-clause
  1. The TV play was so dull that I didn't finish it.
    这部电视剧极其单调,我没看完。
  2. The knife is so dull that it will not cut.
    刀子太钝了,割不开东西。
用作宾语补足语 S+V+O+~
  1. Martin found the hospital routine slightly dull.
    马丁感到医院的日常工作有点单调乏味。

常用短语

用作形容词 (adj.)
as dull as ditch-water
    极沉闷乏味的 very boring

词汇搭配

用作形容词 (adj.)
~+名词 ~+介词

经典引文

  • Her quick perception..made him feel irretrievably dull.

    出自: H. James
  • Dancing dulls the brain a bit.

    出自: R. Lehmann

dull的详细讲解:

词语用法

adj. (形容词)
  1. dull可用作定语、表语或宾语补足语。
  2. dull的比较级为duller,最高级为dullest。

词义辨析

adj. (形容词)
dull, bored, boring
  • 这几个词的词意有区别:boring是bore的现在分词转化成的形容词,表示“令人厌烦的”,主语可以是人,也可以是物; bored是bore的过去分词转化成的形容词,表示“感到厌倦的”,主语通常是人; dull指物意为“乏味的,无趣的”,指人意为“愚笨的,迟钝的”。
  • 词源解说

    • ☆ 13世纪进入英语,直接源自古英语的dol,意为呆笨的。
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