how to pronounce dullness


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the above transcription of dullness is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

dullness is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of dullness in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… he cared deeply about the dullness of a …”

meanings of dullness


  1. The quality of being uninteresting; boring or irksome.
  2. The quality of not perceiving or kenning things distinctly.
  3. The lack of visual brilliance; want of sheen.
  4. Drowsiness.
  5. Bluntness.
  6. Lack of interest or excitement.
  7. The quality of being slow of understanding things; stupidity.

dullness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dullness occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics dullness can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that dullness can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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