II. PERSONAL AFFECTIONS
1. Passive AffectionsDullness.
prose, matter of fact; heavy book, conte a dormir debout; platitude.
render dull; damp, depress, throw cold water on, lay a wet blanket on; fall flat upon the ear.
[Adjectives] dull, dull as ditch water; unentertaining, uninteresting, unlively, logy [U.S.]; unimaginative; insulse; dry as dust; prosy, prosing, prosaic; matter of fact, commonplace, pointless; "weary stale flat and unprofitable" [Hamlet].