Example sentences for: dull

How can you use “dull” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • ), you can't help but wonder if Gopnik has finally figured out the way to dull the enthusiasm Americans feel for Picasso--by playing to their self-righteousness.

  • Both are tall and regarded as stiff and dull.

  • Neon alters language, its gaseous glow elevating dull verbs (EAT), bland nouns (HOTEL), and vapid antonyms (VACANCY/NO VACANCY).

  • A number of scenes actually revolve around the astoundingly dull theme of cellular communication.

  • "Crichton isn't nearly as interested in people and their inner workings as he is in things and their inner workings," but that doesn't stop the book from being fun to read: "It's the geeky stuff, in fact, that makes Crichton's books so hugely entertaining" (Daniel Mendelsohn, New York Times Book Review ). A few critics can't work up any excitement, labeling it just another "dull time-travel tale" (James Poniewozik, Time ) that is bound for the movies.

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