Thesaurus / dulling
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When we did these exercises in person, our room would be full of energy and excitement, but when I’d drop into online conversations, they were typically more dull and distracted.
If there are noticeable signs of wear, such as missing chunks or a dull tip, that’s a sign the sponge should be thrown out.
On the other hand, a simpler game with fewer pieces and rules may be easy to explain, but too dull to warrant repeating often, especially if it’s based on competitive rounds.
This homogenization has also affected our habits as travelers and somewhat dulled our sense of curiosity.
Exercise is a powerful analgesic, dulling the sensation of whatever pain you may be experiencing.
Telling people that their suffering would be useful triggered the production of the body’s own version of opioids and cannabinoids to dull the pain.
As the final credits rolled on “Twin Mirror,” I was baffled, having witnessed five hours of an uneven, dull mystery that never finds its footing.
Then Devant went back into his lonely house and sat down before the dulling fire to think it out about Thornly.
JANET OF THE DUNESHARRIET T. COMSTOCK
It is death of that which makes me man—the weakening of my will, the dulling of my conscience, the loss of spiritual vision.
GLORIA CRUCISJ. H. BEIBITZ
The razor-keen wits that had stood by her so gallantly for three-quarters of a century or more were dulling.
SUPERWOMENALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE