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Definition of Dullness


  1. The state of being dull; slowness; stupidity; heaviness; drowsiness; bluntness; obtuseness; dimness; want of luster; want of vividness, or of brightness.

Dullness Quotations

The devil's name is dullness.
Robert E. Lee

Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success.
Walter Bagehot

He is not only dull in himself, but the cause of dullness in others.
Samuel Foote

Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
Alexander Pope

This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy.
Henry A. Wallace
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Dullness Translations

dullness in German is Unlust
dullness in Spanish is estupidez
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