(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. pale, colorless, drab; see dull 2 .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective .1. Lacking gloss and luster: dim, dull, flat, lackluster, mat. See LIGHT. 2. Lacking liveliness, charm, or surprise: arid, aseptic, colorless, drab, dry, dull, earthbound, flat, flavorless, lackluster, lifeless, matter-of-fact, pedestrian, prosaic, spiritless, sterile, stodgy, unimaginative, uninspired. See EXCITE.

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