Dull and Intelligent


Dull adjective - Not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily.
Usage example: the importance of the discovery was lost on the dull minds of his colleagues

Intelligent is an antonym for dull in topics: stupid, not sharp, drab, unintelligent, boring.

Nearby Words: dullness, dulling, dulled, dully, dullish


Intelligent adjective - Having or showing quickness of mind.
Usage example: his intelligent response to the emergency averted a disaster

Dull is an antonym for intelligent in topics: clever, very smart.

Both words in one sentence

  • Maria, the plain and dull woman Hornblower married out of pity and gratitude, dies in childbirth so Hornblower can marry the beautiful and intelligent Lady Barbara Wellesley.
  • Western Animation / Challenge of the GoBots For example, Crasher is said to be male and Cop-Tur is written as an intelligent schemer rather than the dull and not particularly disloyal brute he is in the show.
  • Video Game / Resident Evil 6 Dull Surprise: Helena, an ex-cop turned Secret Service agent with no biohazard experience whatsoever and a history of emotional overreaction, is seemingly impassive to the horrors all around her, like mutating B.O.Ws, uncannily intelligent zombies, and mass slaughter.
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